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Apria Logo The Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA) was created in 1997 to provide a means for all persons and entities with an interest in risk management, insurance, actuarial science, and related areas to share ideas and to engage in collaborative research for the ultimate benefit of the insurance industry.

APRIA is international, drawing members from throughout the world, but particularly from Asia-Pacific countries. The Association invites participation from all countries’ academics, executives, researchers, and government leaders willing to share ideas and to engage in collaborative research for the ultimate benefit of the insurance industry. APRIA offers individual membership as well as Institutional Membership. APRIA members come from countries in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe and North America. You may apply by downloading the membership application form or submit online.

APRIA provides a forum where individuals from diverse cultural, political, and economic backgrounds share their ideas, as well as market developments , openly and in a spirit of helpfulness. Click here to know more about APRIA Annual Conferences.

The Association publishes its own journal, Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, bi-annually. The inaugural issue was published in June 2005.

APRIA Manual and Constitution. Click here to download "APRIA Manual" that includes the Constitution of the association. The file is in PDF format. To view the PDF file, you will need an Acrobat Reader Plug-in, available free from Adobe, for your browser.

2014 - 2015 Executive Committee:
President: Sankarshan BASU (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India)
Vice President - Operations/Finance: Soon-Jae LEE (Sejong University, Korea (South))
Vice President - Programs: Bingzheng CHEN (Tsinghua University, China))
Secretary: Mariko Nakabayashi (Meiji University, Japan)
Immediate Past-President: Igor KOTLOBOVSKY (Moscow State University, Russia)

2014 - 2015 Board of Governors:

Katja HANEWALD (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Johnny Siu-Hang LI (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Xujin WANG (Beijing Technology and Business University China, China)
ZHUO, Zhi (Southwest University of Finance and Economics, China)
Olivier Le COURTOIS (EM Lyon Business School, France)
Andreas RICHTER (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Germany)
Padmavathi V (IBS Hyderabad, India)
Francesco MENONCIN (University of Brescia, Italy)
Norio HIBIKI (Keio University, Japan)
Yoshihiko SUZAWA (Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan)
Noriyoshi YANASE (Tokyo Keizai University, Japan)
Don H. CHANG (KonKuk University, Korea)
Bongjoo LEE (Kyung Hee University, Korea)
Hangsuck LEE (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
Hongmin ZI (Ewha Women’s University, Korea)
Piotr MANIKOWSKI (Poznan University of Economics, Poland)
Joelle H. FONG (UniSIM College, Singapore)
Min-Teh YU (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Thomas R. BERRY-STÖLZLE (The University of Georgia, USA)
Randy DUMM (Florida State University, USA)
J. Tyler LEVERTY (University of Iowa, USA)
Michael J. MORRISSEY (International Insurance Society, USA)
Timothy QUERY (New Mexico State University, USA)
John SCHAPPERLE (Island Insurance Companies, USA)

Official Secretariat:

Singapore College of Insurance