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Midlands Regional Group

Meets throughout the year to host special events for IRM members. 

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Upcoming meetings

Risk Measurement

Date: Monday 19 November 2018
Time: 9am (for 9.15 start) to midday 
Location:  HSBC UK Headquarters, 1 Centenary Square, Birmingham B1 1HQ 
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There are a limited number of places for this event. Please click here to book.
Registrations need to be received no later than Wednesday 14 November. If you have not registered, you may be refused entry to this event.

Topics include:

  • Identifying and assessing systemic risks within the qualifications market - an alternative method of measuring risk – Manager, Strategy & Risk at Ofqual.
  • Effective Risk Reporting – Knowledge about Uncertainty  - Dan Oakley, Director in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory practice.
  • Cultural Assessment: The next frontier for risk management and corporate governance - Brandon Perlberg, Senior Manager, Specialist Assurance, Culture, Diversity and Inclusion at EY

Refreshments will be provided and the meeting is free of charge. 


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Previous meetings

IRM Midlands Regional Group Meeting 

Date: 18th April 2018
Time: 13:00 to 16:00 (please do not arrive before 12:30)
Location:  Wesleyan Assurance Society (Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham B4 6AR)


  • Zulfana Bagum, Risk Analyst (Conduct Risk and Business Resilience) at the Wesleyan Assurance Society:  Implementing a framework for managing Conduct Risk across Wesleyan Group of Companies.
  • Stewart Pritchard, Head of Conduct Risk Framework at the Paragon Banking Group: Conduct Risk: Isn’t this just TCF?
  • John Thirlwell: Do you have the right culture? If not, what can you do about it?

Cyber Risk and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Date: 20th July 2017
Time: 09:00 - 11:30 (please do not arrive before 08:30)
Location:  EY Office, No.1 Colmore Square, Birmingham, B4 6HQ
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  • Noriswadi Ismail, Senior Manager UKI Cybersecurity, Privacy and Resilience Ernst & Young LLP: GDPR; Marketplace Challenges

  • Christopher Dehame-Hare CIRM, Chair of Midlands RIG, Risk Analyst (Insights) at the Solicitors Regulation Authority: Consumer Protection, Cyber Crime: a regulatory perspective.

  • Michael Hughes, Partner with Haines Watts, (leading the Governance, Risk and Compliance practice), Board of Directors of ISACA: A background to the Cyber Risks all organisations are facing, common cyber threats and ways to mitigate cyber risks.

Visit MyIRM for more information and to download presentations from previous meetings.




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Chris Dehame-Hare

Susan Howlett
Sharan Kandola


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