Network Risk Reporting Working Group

The Network Risk Reporting Working Group builds on RIM’s mission and vision:

The working group will establish reporting guidelines and recommendations for MFIs of different tier levels as a group or network in an aggregated, meaningful, reasonable and appropriate way. The resulting guidelines will establish recommendations for network risk reporting and will include social and financial factors.

Expected outputs/planned accomplishments:

Recommendations or guidelines for network risk reporting within MIVs or MFI networks. The guidelines should give general and specific recommendations on network risk reporting with the following scope:

  • All risk areas of the RMGM should be covered.
  • The focus of network risk reporting should be quantitative.
  • A clear recommendation on which risk data can be aggregated and which data should be reported separately.
  • A paper (approximately 5-10 pages) and an MS Excel model.
Network Risk Reporting Working Group Details

Start date:  Q2 2016

Period of time (estimated): 1-2 years

Frequency of meetings: Quarterly

Background: RIM has established the Risk Management Graduation Model (RMGM) framework as a meaningful tool and set of guidelines for risk management best practices. Using the RMGM framework, MFIs can establish a risk management framework based on its size and the scope of operations. But for stakeholders and shareholders of network banks and MFIs, it can be a challenge to receive coherent risk management reports for at the group level.

Participants

Alexander Pinhammer-Zschocher, Access Microfinance Holding AG – Chairperson

Liga M. Castro-Monge, Independent Consultant

Julie Crenn, PAMIGA

Salama Ibrahim, ABA

Faheem Khowaja, FMFB, an AKAM MFI in Afghanistan

Wendy Medrano-Lazo, ADA

Gildas Michaud, Triple Jump

Emma Paul, ADA

Saleem Saredia, AKAM

Paul Surreaux, ADA

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