Use Risk Appetite effectively
Use Risk Appetite effectively
Use Risk Appetite effectively Written by Gareth Byatt, IRM APAC Global Ambassador; Principal Consultant, Risk Insight Consulting This piece is adapted and reproduced by kind permission from StrategicRISK. Risk managers who are not engaging with every level of their organisation are at risk of having misalignment in risk-in… Read more
A Perspective from the Midlands
A Perspective from the Midlands
A Perspective from the Midlands - WSP Offices, The Mailbox, Birmingham. Thursday 11th July Written by Wes Cadby - Chair of the Infrastructure SIG; Group Head of Risk Management, J. Murphy & Sons We held our second ever IRM SIG event in Birmingham in July at the fantastic new WSP offices in the Mailbox. We had a range o… Read more
A parlour game for tracking Black Swans
A parlour game for tracking Black Swans
A parlour game for tracking Black Swans Written by Gordon Woo, Catastrophist, Risk Management Solutions Risk managers are wary of unusual events that may be so rare and surprising as to be labelled as ‘Black Swans’.  We may be resigned to occasional events occurring that catch risk managers by surprise, but how can we be b… Read more
The Resilience Value Proposition
The Resilience Value Proposition Written by Mark C. Turner CMIRM, Chairman of the Innovation Special Interest Group; Managing Director, Emsity Limited Why is it that people are surprised by the occurrence of events which had not been considered previously?  Surely life is a series of unpredictable occurrences which you eit… Read more
Myth busting Project Risk Management
Myth busting Project Risk Management Written by Infrastructure SIG Committee member Chantelle Morrisette, Project Risk Mgmt & Risk Intelligence and Corporate Infrastructure Manager at Bechtel  ‘The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persua… Read more
An Interview with Byron Tidswell - General Manager Risk, Assurance and Audit at V/Line (Melbourne, Australia)
An Interview with Byron Tidswell, General Manager Risk, Assurance and Audit at V/Line (Melbourne, Australia) Interviewed by: Gareth Byatt, IRM APAC Global Ambassador; Principal Consultant, Risk Insight Consulting Gareth: Byron, thank you for making the time to talk with me about “where should risk management can and should… Read more
An interview with Darren Mullan - Chair of the KoSa and Bahrain RIG - Head of Risk & Compliance at Bahri
An interview with Darren Mullan, Chair of the KoSA and Bahrain RIG, Head of Risk & Compliance at Bahri  Interviewed by: Gareth Byatt, IRM APAC Global Ambassador; Principal Consultant, Risk Insight Consulting Gareth: Darren, thanks for making the time to catch up with me to talk about “where should risk management shoul… Read more
 Survey Report 2019: Risk Management Education Courses in the Chinese University System
Survey Report 2019: Risk Management Education Courses in the Chinese University System
Joint study between Hubei University of Economics China and the Institute of Risk Management into the maturity of Risk Management Education in China   The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) is delighted to announce the release of a research report undertaken in partnership with Hubei University of Economics in Wuhan, China.… Read more
Risk in Focus: Risk Manager – Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Projects | Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Risk in Focus: Risk Manager – Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Projects | Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mohd Amirul Ismail SIRM Risk Manager Saudi Arabian Parsons Ltd   How did you get your job? During the first 5 years of my career, I was working as a civil engineer, doing all sorts of engineering and detailed design work as well as project engineering management, from concept to the detailed engineering stage. As an engin… Read more
If you do not consider risk, you are in a risky business - Chris Chilton CMIRM
If you do not consider risk, you are in a risky business - Chris Chilton CMIRM
By:  Chris Chilton CMIRM Chartered Engineer Registered Chartered Project Professional   If you do not consider risk, you are in a risky business. Risk is the stuff we don’t know enough about.  Risk management is how we deal with the stuff we don’t know enough about.  Uncertainty is the measure of just how short of enough ou… Read more