Gilbert CANAMERAS is president and founder of Club FRANCORISK, the risk management association in French speaking area (

He has a master 2 in political studies with a specialization in international relationships

He began his career in 1977 as general secretary of INSERM, a research center then he joined the SPIE BATIGNOLLES Group to start and develop a career of international financial manager.

In 1996, he is Group Treasury and Export Commercial Financing officer of SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC Group.

In 2002 he joined ERAMET as Director of Finance, Treasury and Insurance for the Group, the he was appointed as officer for the Group’s risk and insurance management. He retired in 2015.

In 2017 he is nominated senior advisor to the ERGET Group.

He is board member of ERAS, the captive reinsurance company of the ERAMET Group.

He is board member of the ERGET Group.

In parallel with his professional activity Gilbert CANAMERAS is France’s foreign trade advisor since 1995 and from2016 to 2021 he chaired the CNCCEF’s International Financing Expertise Group.

He is a member of the Executive Committee of the HEC Finance Club.

From 1994 to 2012 he was President and Founder of CREAFI (Research Centre for Insurance and International Finance), a think tank for improving export financing procedures.

From 2011 to 2015 he was President of AMRAE, Association for Risk Management and Corporate Insurance.

From 2015 to 2019 he was Secretary General of FERMA, European Federation of Risk Management Associations.

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