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20th May 2024 – Baven, Italy

The European Federation of Loss Adjusting Associations hold 2024 General Assembly with Combined European Loss Adjusting Best Practice Conference.

Giuseppe Degradi of AIPAI (The Italian Loss Adjusting Association) finalised his rewarding year as President of FUEDI (the European Association of Loss Adjusting Associations) with a high output General Assembly and a Conference which took a deep dive into “Loss Adjusting Best Practice in Europe”  

The conference not only included representatives from FUEDI’s 12 European members but also Insurers included:
• Omar El Idrissi of UnipolSai Assicurazioni S.p.A
• Marcella Accoto of Chubb European Group SE
• Bruno Masseloux of AXA France
• Antonio Venir of General Global Corporate & Commercial Italy

The General Assembly (GA) was attended by the members of Young FUEDI (YF) who presented on the topic of the identification of solutions to recruitment to the exciting role of the loss adjuster.  Their presentation was to the entire General Assembly. The GA was unanimously in support of the continuation of YF project. 

The GA also concentrated energy on highlighting the importance and benefits of FUEDI which include cooperation with other influential European bodies, supporting Member Associations and highlighting the FUEDI Members’ dedication to high professional and ethical standards. 

Giuseppe Degradi commented “I have been honoured to serve as the FUEDI president since my election in Porto in May 2023. I am proud that in my time in office FUEDI has continued to move forward. We have achieved greater following and our conference this week has highlighted the importance of the role of the Loss Adjuster in the resolution of “everyday” claims and those that follow natural catastrophes.”

Giuseppe formally passed the Presidency of FUEDI Stavros Dimopoulos of HALA the Greek loss adjusting association. Stavros commented that “I am so proud that HALA has taken on this pivotal role in European loss adjusting. We have seen the benefit of membership of FUEDI particularly with the continued recognition and benchmarking of qualifications and the focus on recruitment of next generation loss adjusters.”

11th – 12th May 2023 – Porto Portugal

The FUEDI held its General Assembly celebrating a most successful year in office for Rui de Almeida of Portugal’s association CNPR FUEDI members are most grateful to CNPR for an excellent General Assembly which considered governance issues as well as the on-going modernisation and development of FUEDI. In particular, Young members of the FUEDI were welcomed by the President Rui de Almeida and they met to consider the development of FUEDI in a manner to support younger and future members.

CNPR who hosted the event additionally held a conference focused on the impact of inflation on insurance claims settlements.

The two-day event was a huge success and the second day’s highlights were a presentation by FIEA President Jacques Trassoudaine experience with EU Commission & Ceplis (CEPLIS – The European Council of the Liberal Professions) and the change of presidency to Italy with Giuseppe Degradi of AIPAI of Italy taking on the role of President.

19th – 20th May 2022

The FUEDI held its General Assembly celebrating 50 years of European wide cooperation and developments. The Celebration took place in Paris the birth place of the FUEDI. Young members of the FUEDI were welcomed by the President Christophe Fournial and the Young Members met together to discussed the objectives of the FUEDI, the impact of Climate Change and how better the FUEDI could support younger and future members.

CEA who hosted the event additionally held a climate change focussed conference which was broadcast across the globe via the internet and was in both French and English with translations taking place.

The two day event was a huge success and the entirety of attendees were most grateful to CEA for their excellent arrangements. The Presidency now has passed to Portugal with Rui De Almeida CNPR of Portugal taking on the role of President.

25th November 2021

The FUEDI held its Plenary Assembly and all member associations from across Europe were represented at this physical and on-line event. The meeting was particularly beneficial with new President Christope Fournial announcing CEA’s objectives for the ensuing year. The objectives are set on the looking to the future and celebrating 50 years of existence. The future will benefit from a project to encourage participation from across Europe by younger members who will be invited to the Paris General Assembly.

Many of the member organisations will be holding competitions for their young members to participate in to gain the opportunity to attend the Paris event. In Paris the usefulness of loss adjusters will be highlighted with presentations at a conference which will centre on adapting to climate change.

19th May 2021

The FUEDI held its General Assembly and all member associations from across Europe were represented at this on-line event. The influence of loss adjusters and our member associations members was discussed in the fight against the economic implications of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Christope Fournial of the CEA – France was duly elected as President of the FUEDI. This is most fitting following Christope’s considerable input into FUEDI in representations to European bodies over several years. In addition Christophe has also served FUEDI by drafting and obtaining support for the renewed version of the governing FUEDI documents. During Christophe’s year the FUEDI will celebrate 50 years of existence and this celebration will take place in Paris, France in May 2022.

19th November 2020

FUEDI held its Plenary/General Assembly – for the first time by electronic means.

This provided an opportunity for delegates to provide details of the effects of Covid-19 across Europe as well as general country updates.

It has been agreed that Christian Leif Hansen will continue to operate as President which will mean that subject to Covid-19 the next General Assembly will take place in Denmark.