East Africa Group - Breakfast Event: Building Resilience in Communities and Institutions
IRM East Africa Regional Group invites you to a breakfast event at the Capital Club, Nairobi. The theme for the breakfast event is "Building Resilience in Institutions and Communities".
Due to capacity constraints, we can only accommodate 20 members physically; the rest of the members shall dial into the event via Teams. Click here to join.*
Many organisations are trying to figure out how to operate in a post-Covid-19 world. The role of Chief Risk Officers in helping their organisations navigate the current volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous times has never been more critical. The war in Ukraine and threats of a global recession further underscore this fact and require urgent attention. Resilience has been described as the ability of organisations to not only survive a crisis but to thrive afterwards. In other words, 'bounce back and bounce forward'. This breakfast event aims to delve deep into how Institutions and Communities can build and maintain resilience.
Keynote Speaker: Rita Kavashe, Managing Director (Isuzu East Africa Limited)
Her career in the automotive industry began in 1995 at General Motors in its East African operations, where she has worked for the last 25 years. Before her current position, she held several key roles in the Sales and Marketing organisation in Kenya and South Africa.
She is currently the Chairperson of the Kenya Roads Board and a member of the Advisory Board of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance(KEPSA). She is a member of the Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Board and the University of Eldoret Endowment Trust Board of Trustees. She is a Non-Executive Director and Chairperson on the boards of Bamburi Cement Ltd and BAT Kenya Plc, respectively, listed firms on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. She is also the Brand Ambassador for The Women on Boards Network, Kenya and an Executive Coach certified by the Academy of Executive Coaches (AOEC) UK.
Stephen Sidebottom- IRM Board Chair, Non-Executive Director and Chair of Kent Savers Credit Union
Stephen is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of Kent Savers Credit Union and provides strategic business and HR advice to business leaders through his consultancy practice. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a member of the Court of the Guild of Human Resource Professionals.
Stephen has lived and worked in the UK, Asia, and Middle East. He started his professional career as a banker before doing an MBA at London Business School and transitioning into Human Resources. He led the people aspects of Nomura s acquisition and subsequent integration of Lehman European business in 2008 before becoming Global Head of Business HR at Standard Chartered Bank, where he was a global executive and risk committee member.
This event is being sponsored by:
- Control Risk Africa- Control Risks is a global specialist risk consultancy that helps to create secure, compliant and resilient organisations.
- Diligent Corporation- Diligent, a modern governance company, is the only comprehensive software provider with tools to improve and simplify modern-day governance.
- Serianu Limited- Serianu is an award-winning Pan African-based Cybersecurity and Business consulting firm that enables organisations to extract value from their information.