EIOPA Stakeholder Groups – selection process 2013
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authorities (EIOPA) launches the Call for Expression of Interest regarding the setting up of EIOPA Stakeholder Groups, the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) and the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group (OPSG), following the expiration of their mandates later this year.
The Stakeholder Groups are set up to help facilitate consultation with stakeholders in areas relevant to the tasks of EIOPA.
Members of the IRSG, 30 in total, are individuals appointed to represent in balanced proportions insurance and reinsurance undertakings and insurance intermediaries operating in the Union, and their employees’ representatives, as well as consumers, users of insurance and reinsurance services, representatives of SMEs and representatives of relevant professional associations. At least five of its members shall be independent top-ranking academics.
Members of the OPSG, 30 in total, are individuals appointed to represent in balanced proportions institutions for occupational retirement provision operating in the Union, representatives of employees, representatives of beneficiaries, representatives of SMEs and representatives of relevant professional associations. At least five of its members shall be independent top-ranking academics.
The deadline for application is 23 June 2013, 23:59 hrs CET.
The selection and approval process of the Stakeholder Groups membership is expected to begin in late June and to be completed with the appointment of the Stakeholder Group members by the EIOPA Board of Supervisors in September 2013. Thereafter, the decision will be communicated to all candidates. Once the candidates have accepted their appointment, the composition of both Stakeholder Groups will be made publicly available by EIOPA.
The first meetings of the Stakeholder Groups in the new composition are foreseen in October 2013: IRSG on 22 October and OPSG on 24 October followed by a joint meeting with the EIOPA Board of Supervisors on 26 November 2013.