Risk People at 8 March 2016

New Appointments

FPA Appoints New CEO
Dante De Gori is the new chief executive at the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), after his role as general manager of policy and conduct at the association. Mark Rantall, outgoing CEO, will stay on the board as a non-executive director. 

Zurich Appoints Claims Manager
Sheriff Hamza has been appointed as claims manager at Zurich, after moving across from AIA Australia as national group claims manager. 

Scholarships and Grants

Women and Leadership Australia National Scholarship - Open
Women and Leadership Australia is administering $250,000 in grants for the development of female leaders in the finance sector. Applications are now open for two levels: 1) senior management and executives can apply for up to $12,000 in individual grants for the Advanced leadership Program, and 2) women managers can apply for $5,000 in individual grants to take the Accelerated Leadership Performance Program. Recent reports indicate the world is missing out on global GDP increases of trillions due to gender inequality. Apply here. Funding ends March 31.