Leading academy for Trade Credit Insurance and Surety

STECIS develops and organises training seminars, tailor made in-company training programmes and conferences for the Trade Credit Insurance and Surety industry.

All programmes offer a unique networking opportunity and are highly intensive and interactive with the highest standard of knowledge sharing. Training is aimed at those working in the Trade Credit Insurance and Surety industry. Professionals from outside the industry also benefit as the STECIS programmes deliver a unique opportunity to expand knowledge and experience.

Cooperation Stecis with Credit Insurance News

Since February 2021 Stecis is cooperating with the Credit Insurance News as the goal of both institutions is supporting the Trade Credit Insurance industry with knowledge and developments. So please check out the Credit Insurance News for the latest news on Trade Credit Insurance.


Endorsement by ICISA and GTR

STECIS is the only academy which has been endorsed by the International Credit Insurance & Surety Association (ICISA, https://www.icisa.org/ ) and the Global Trade Review (GTR, https://www.gtreview.com/), an independent publishing and events company, offering since 2002 an overview of news, events and services for companies and individuals involved in global trade.

History and experience

Already since 2006 hundreds of people from all over the world have attended the STECIS trainings. Insurers, re-insurers, brokers, corporates, media companies, law firms, supervisors, banks etc. have all sent employees to the STECIS courses, many of them year after year again.

Board of STECIS

Experts with decades of experience in senior roles in the Trade Credit Insurance and Surety industry are members of the STECIS board and manage the company. Two of the current board members work for the two word-wide largest Credit Insurers Euler Hermes (Allianz Group) and Atradius which both offer also Surety and Collection products and services. The composition of the STECIS board is:

Peter Evola, Regional Head of Commercial Underwriting Northern Europe (EULER HERMES /Allianz Group, London)

André Düsing, Head of Corporate Strategy and Product Management (Atradius, Amsterdam)

Michael Kennedy,  Chief Surety Underwriter (Advent Risk Management Ltd., Dublin)

Rob Klouth, Chairman STECIS (former Atradius, Amsterdam)

Our History

STECIS is a foundation that offers training in the underwriting of Trade Credit Insurance and Surety bonds with the aim of promoting knowledge and professionalism.


STECIS is endorsed and supported by the Global Trade Review (GTR) and the International Credit Insurance & Surety Association (ICISA).

Since February 2021 STECIS is cooperating with the Credit Insurance News.


STECIS tutors are industry experts with extensive international experience in their field of expertise.

In-Company Training

To deliver tailor-made training seminars, we organize In-Company training seminars on Trade Credit Insurance and Surety related topics.

Reading Material

For each training seminar the tutors carefully select reading material participants are advised to read prior to the training seminar

Special Rates

Register at least three or more participants for one training seminar, and receive a discount of 10% over the total seminar fee.