International Conference Financial Industry 2023

PE-seminar Risk Management for the Financial Industry

9 PE-points
495 USD (10% discount if you sign up with more than 3 people)
25 April 2023
From 08.30h – 20.00h
Torarica Resort, Paramaribo


Nomination Form – ‘Risk & Compliance Officer of the Year 2023’


Thank you for your interest in the Risk & Compliance Officer of the Year award! By filling out this form you can nominate a risk manager and/or compliance officer who, in your opinion, excels in his or her field.

On the following pages you will find 10 criteria by which you can assess the nominee. An explanation has been formulated for each criterion that can help you with the assessment. Each criterion is rated on a five-point scale, where 1 stands for “strongly disagree” and 5 stands for “strongly agree”. Please provide an indication for each criterion in terms of the extent to which it applies to the nominee based on your personal knowledge and experience*.

At the end of the form, you can add a short text to your nomination explaining why you think the nominee deserves the ‘Risk & Compliance Officer of the year 2023’ award. We appreciate your nomination and wish you the best of luck in completing the nomination form. If you have any questions, you can always contact us at

Yours sincerely,

The editors of AethiQs Suriname

*By filling out the nomination form, you automatically agree to the following terms of agreements:

Disclaimer: “I hereby declare that my assessment has been completed truthfully and that I have used the best information available to me. I acknowledge that this assessment represents my opinion based on my knowledge and experience, and that other persons may have a different opinion based on their own knowledge and experience. I also confirm that I have no other interests that conflict with the objectivity of this assessment.”

Stimulus Award

In addition to the award for ‘Risk and Compliance Officer of the Year’, AethiQs will also be giving a stimulus award to a company with Risk and Compliance in order to stimulate growth and encourage excellence in the field.

On 25 April 2023, AethiQs is organizing the International Conference Financial Industry in Paramaribo in collaboration with Interpoint Caribbean, the CRO Institute and de Vereniging van Economisten in Suriname (VES). This conference is for professionals working in the pension-, insurance-, banking- and regulation industry in Suriname and the Caribbean.

How can one make risk management, compliance & integrity management value-creating components for financial institutions? How can risk management be implemented effectively, with regard to the organizational culture?

Increase your relevance by attending these sessions and sign up for an exclusive personal session with dr. Vijay Gangadin MBA, founding partner at strategic advisory firm AethiQs!

This session is accredited (requested) with 5 PE-points from the Koninklijk Actuarieel Genootschap. Are you an actuary? You can apply for PE-points! This also applies to other professional groups. Claim your PE-points by attending this seminar.

Collaborating parties:

For whom?

This seminar is intended for professionals who want to learn more about risk management, compliance & integrity, and actuarial developments.

This seminar is particularly interesting for people in the following functions:

  • Actuary
  • Accountant
  • Risk & Compliance Officer
  • Board member or director of pension funds
  • Lawyer, employed or related to a financial institution
  • Supervisor
  • CRO or director of an insurance organization and/or bank
What are you going to do?

What makes your value of relevance increase?
You will be following four presentations by field experts. The topics of these presentations will be governance, risk management, integrity, and compliance. You will have the opportunity to discuss risk & compliance within your organization in a one-on-one session after the conference.

Investment for the seminar:

Your investment: 495 USD all in
(10% discount if you sign up with more than 3 people)

There is room for a maximum of 50 participants.




25 April 2023

Program ICFI 2023:
During the day, a more in-depth and broadening perspective on risk management, compliance, integrity, and actuarial themes will be provided.
Tuesday, 25 April 2023
08:00h – 08.30h
Welcome and walk-in
08:30h – 09.30h

Opening by:
Moderator Drs. John Mahboeb


Minister Rishma Kuldipsingh, Minister of Economic Affairs, Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation


Drs. Steven Debipersad, Chairman of the Vereniging van Economisten in Suriname (VES).

09.30h – 10.15h

Session 1:

A case study of ERM at a leading insurance company in the Caribbean

By Vijay Gangadin
10.15h – 10.30h Coffee break
10.30h – 12.00h

Session 2:

Roundtable session:
The Future of Risk & Compliance for Suriname Part I

By Dr. Vijay Gangadin MBA, Founding Partner of AethiQs
12.00h – 13.00h Lunch
13.00h – 14.30h

Session 3:

Roundtable session.
Per table a discussion about the following themes:

  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Climate /ESG
  • Integrity
  Dr. Vijay Gangadin MBA will present a summary of the roundtable discussions at the end
14.30h – 14.45h

Coffee break

14.45h – 16.00h

Session 4:

Cyber Risk and data Science
from an ethical view

  By Dr. Vijay Gangadin MBA and Dr. Anvit Ramlakhan (CEO of Datasur)
16.00h – 16.30h Power inspiration
  By Dr. Vijay Gangadin MBA

16.30h – 18.00h 

Award ceremony:

1. Risk and Compliance officer of the year

2. Stimulus award


 18.00h – 20.00h Networking: Wrap up
All participants are invited


You will receive the e-book Risk Management: Sympathies or Antipathies? Ten dominances of the profession that are no longer relevant by Dr. Vijay Gangadin MBA. If you would like to read the book in advance, click here.

Thought Leaders

Dr. Vijay Gangadin MBA
Partner AethiQs

Dr. Anvit Ramlakhan MBA
CEO Datasur

Drs. Mark Verschuren
Partner AethiQs


Drs. Audrey Boesia MMA
Deputy Head of Finance
Pensionfund Suriname

Drs. Aron Jeurninck
Management consultant


Drs. Sheetal Nicolaas
Management consultant

Camille Boermeester
Management consultant

Romario Mamatoe
Internal Auditor VSH

Benno van Leeuwen
Compliance professional

Drs. Santusha Baidjnath Misier
Management consultant


Inspirational chair Programme chair

Minister Rishma Kuldipsingh, Minister of Economic Affairs, Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation

Drs. Steven Debipersad
Chairman VES

Drs. John Mahboeb
Director Interpoint Caribbean

About the location:

Torarica Resort Paramaribo

Mr. L.J. Rietbergplein 1
Paramaribo, Suriname
+597 471-500

Staying at the Torarica Resort
If you want to book an overnight stay at the hotel, you can arrange it directly with the hotel. Mail your request to Torarica Resort with Drs. John Mahboeb in cc. When making your reservation, please mention the following in your subject line: ‘Corporate rate Interpoint ICFI 2023’ and that you would like to use Interpoint’s corporate rate.

Prefer Incompany or Personal Learning?
If you would like to know more about the other options for attending this conference, please contact us.


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