IEBA is the world's leading association providing education, information and professional development opportunities in the constantly evolving world of International Employee Benefits.

We are continuing to provide our loyal membership of over 700 members with professional support and networking opportunities. Our aim of bringing together like-minded practitioners clearly has resonance in today's world, with employee benefits increasingly high on the agenda of employers in all corners of the world.

Membership of IEBA is open to anyone with an interest in international employee benefits, regardless of country of residence. Membership runs for a year from 1 July, and is free for those studying for the Diploma and £75 (or €95 or CHF130 depending on country of residence) otherwise. See the Membership tab on how to apply.


IEBA News issue 8

The eighth edition of the 'IEBA NEWS' is now available.

  • FOOD for THOUGHT : BREXIT - Towards a New European Order?
  • The IEBA Diploma - A student explains her route to success
  • IEBA Nordic Region and IEBA Switzerland - Updates
  • New IEBA Research Facility
  • The 2017 IEBA Annual Conference

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The full Newsletter archive may be consulted via the Members' Area of this website.

  Food for Thought

Food for Thought article 5

The fifth Food for Thought article "BREXIT - Towards a New European Order?" is now available.

Geoffrey Furlonger was Head of the EU Practice of consultants William M Mercer in Brussels for 10 years between 1990 and 2000. He has subsequently performed various consulting engagements and managerial roles as an independent consultant and has been Secretary and General Counsel of IEBA since 2012.

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IEBA 'Food for Thought' articles aim to stimulate creative and innovative thought in the field of international employee benefits reflecting the fundamental values of IEBA knowledge sharing and educational opportunity.

  Forthcoming Events

IEBA CH Seminar and AGM followed by an Apero

DATE: 01/11/2016
Global Benefits Management - information overload - what is key and on what to focus
tbc  more 

IEBA NL Annual Dinner

DATE: 17/11/2016
Annual Dinner more 

IEBA Belgium meeting at the European Parliament

DATE: 07/12/2016
The role of the European Union in setting Employee Benefits policies
Othmar Karas, Member of European Parliament  more 

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The Diploma in International Employee Benefits (Dip. IEB) continues to flourish, with over 250 people now having passed the exams. This respected qualification is the foremost of its kind in the world, recognised by employers around the world for the breadth and depth of its syllabus. more 

  Annual Conference

We hold our Annual Conference in Brussels in March, and despite the economic climate we have been consistently attracting an attendance close to the maximum of 150 that the venue can accommodate. This reflects our continued efforts to keep our activities relevant and topical, as well as our policy of keeping the attendance fee as low as possible. more

  Local Branches

Local branches of IEBA are now operational in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the Nordic region, Switzerland and the UK, each running a regular programme of seminars, discussions and informal events. On this website you can find details of forthcoming events, lists of past events, and (for members only) downloadable copies of the presentations. more


Membership of IEBA gives you access to a regular programme of educational and networking member activities, hosted in a variety of different countries throughout the year and combining an exciting programme of presentations, workshops and social events; discounted priority applications to attend the IEBA Annual Conference; and professional support and development through the Diploma in International Employee Benefits (Dip. IEB). more