Global Association of Risk Professionals
The Global Association of Risk Professionals is a non-partisan, not-for-profit membership organization. GARP offers risk certification ? the Financial Risk Manager (FRM?) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP?) - and educational programs for professionals at financial institutions, government agencies, central banks, academia and corporations. Through the GARP Benchmarking Initiative and GARP Risk Institute, GARP sponsors research in risk management and promotes collaboration among practitioners, academics and regulators to promote a culture of risk awareness.
Founded in 1996, governed by a Board of Trustees, GARP is headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, with offices in London, Washington, D.C. and Beijing.