Chair, ICMIF and Chair of the Management Committee, P&V Group (Belgium)
Hilde Vernaillen has been working in the financial services industry for more than twenty years and is a committed defender of the mutual/cooperative business model in insurance. She is a regular conference speaker on various subjects of insurance, mutual and cooperative business.
Hilde was appointed as CEO of P&V Insurance and VIVIUM in 2011 after twenty years in the P&V Group, first in the bank and later on in the insurance companies.
Since October 2016, she has been Chair of ICMIF and has served on the ICMIF Board since 2011. She was also President of AMICE (Association of Mutual Insurers and Insurance Cooperatives in Europe) between June 2013 and June 2016. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Euresa, a collaborative and networking tool between 13 European mutual and cooperative insurance companies, and President of the Board of Directors of Febecoop which promotes and defends the co-operative model at regional, federal, European and international level.
Recently she has been appointed to the Steering Committee of IDF (Insurance Development Forum), a public/private partnership led by the insurance industry and supported by international organisations.
Furthermore, she is Vice-President of the Board and a member of the Executive Committee of the Belgian insurance association (Assuralia), and several other organisations in Belgium and other European countries.