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 9

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

  • FOOD for THOUGHT : The Hawthorne Effect and Employee Engagement
  • IEBA comes to Italy
  • A visit to the European Parliament (PDF <200KB)
  • U.S. IEBA Branch meeting in Dallas (PDF <200KB)
  • New IEBA Diploma holders

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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 6

The sixth Food for Thought article "The Hawthorne Effect and Employee Engagement" is now available.

Norman Dreger is Partner at Mercer and is the leader of Mercer's Multinational Client Group for Europe. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Diploma of International Employee Benefits (Dip. IEB) from IEBA.

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The full 'Food for Thought' archive may be consulted via the Members' Area of this website.

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

DATE: 07/09/2017
"Getting more bang for your (benefits) buck" - Financial Wellbeing - Communicating Total Rewards - The intangible benefits of inclusion
Chris Stoeckli, Bharat Parekh, Adrian Jones & Sue Johnson  more 


DATE: 21/09/2017
Risk Management more 

Annual Joint IEBA / ABC USA Branch Meeting - In person

DATE: 06/10/2017
TBD  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