Appointment of new Elected Officials and Institutional Representatives to the Berne Union's Management Committee

MC Announcement

In elections and voting following the 2023 AGM, the Berne Union has appointed new Officials for the ECA and PC Committees as well as 6 new institutional representatives on the Management Committee

We are delighted to announce the appointment of new Elected Officials (EOs):

ECA Committee Elected Officials

ECA Committee Chair:

Pekka Karkovirta

Vice President International Relations


ECA Committee Vice Chair

Jan-Philipp Apking

Head of Division Underwriting and Risk Management

Euler Hermes

PC Committee Elected Officials

ECA Committee Chair:

Khalil Al Harthy


Credit Oman

ECA Committee Vice Chair

Amal jaradt

Deputy Director General


In addition, 6 new institutional representatives have been voted in as rotating members of the Berne Union Management Committee (MC).

We are pleased to welcome:  

  • EKN, represented by Carl-Johan Karlsson
  • EIFO, represented by Mariane SøndergaardJensen
  • EVEREST, represented by Jim Thomas
  • K-SURE, represented by Jae-Yeon Park
  • SWISS RE CORPORATE SOLUTIONS, represented by Norm Kimber
  • UK EXPORT FINANCE, represented by Caroline Healy

Both EOs and MC institutional representatives will serve for a term of 2 years until the end of the 2023 AGM. See below for More info

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Elected Officials of the Berne Union

In elections and voting following the 2023 AGM, the Berne Union has appointed new Officials for the ECA and PC Committees as well as 6 new institutional representatives on the Management Committee

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