Franck Baron

Group GM, Risk Management and Insurance, International SOS and Chairman, Pan-Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association (PARIMA)

Since September 2011 Franck Baron is Group General Manager Risk Management & Insurance for International SOS, the world’s leading medical and travel security Services Company. He’s based in Singapore.

Previously he was in charge of Business Development for Risk Consulting activities within AXA Corporate Solutions. He was Vice-President – Global Insurance & Risk Management for Firmenich (World Leader in Fragrance and Flavor Industry) in Geneva (Switzerland) since November 2003 and in Princeton (USA) since 2008. He was Deputy Director of the Risk Management Division of Groupe DANONE when he was specifically in charge of the Enterprise-Wide Risk Management program and Regional Risk Manager for Africa, Europe and Middle-East. Before that, he worked for 2 years as Risk Manager Deputy for MARS (US based Food Cy) in Europe and then he became Key International Account Executive respectively for Aon and Marsh (World leaders in the Brokerage industry) during 6 years.

He’s the founding Chairman of PARIMA (Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association), the Asian regional risk managers association and Vice-President of IFRIMA (International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Associations).

He was Vice-Chairman, Board Member and Head of Education for AMRAE (the French Risk managers Association) until end of 2003. He was Board Member of the SIRM (Swiss Risk Managers Association) from 2004 to 2009. He was Board Member of FERMA until August 2009. He was chairman of both Geneva 07 and Prague 09 forums.

He is giving regular lectures and courses on Risk Management and Insurance topics.

He hold a Political Sciences Master, Management Master, a Risk Management Master and is Associate in Risk Management (ARM) as well as European Fellow in Applied Risk Management.

He received the 2007 European Risk Manager of the Year Award and the 2014 Asian Corporate Risk Manager of the Year Award.

He’s 49 years old and he’s married with 3 children.