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Risk and Complexity Special Interest Group

This special interest group examines the subject of risk and complexity.


Perspective: organisations as complex systemswritten by Christos Ellinas for Taylor and Francis Online.


Past events

Risk complexity - PRAM guide chapter

Date: Friday 28th January 2022 
Time:  10:30 - 12:00 GMT


Risk and Complexity SIG webinar - APM PRAM guide

Date: Tuesday 27th April 2021 
Time:  14:00 - 16:00 BST


Infrastructure and Risk and Complexity SIGs joint webinar - Major infrastructure projects – managing complex risk networks, now and in the future 

Please click here to download the slides from the event

Date: Thursday 5th Nov 2020 
Time:  11:30 - 13:30 GMT


Techniques for understanding complexity in the project and business environment 

Presentations and handouts: Houston We Have, Intelfuze, Cambridge Judge Business School & Imperial College


Date: Thursday 25 June 2020
Time: 10.00 - 11.30 BST

Dealing with Complexity: Quantifiable Use Cases from two industries

Date: Wednesday 11 December 2019
Time: 16.00-18.00
Location:  The IRM, 2nd Floor, Sackville House, 143-149 Fenchurch St, Langbourn, London EC3M 6BN

First Meeting- 2 dates

Date: Tuesday 28 May 2019
Time: 16.00-17.30
Location:  Silicon Valley Bank


Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Time: 16.00-17.30
Location:  Silicon Valley Bank

January 2019 Kick Off Meeting

A kick off workshop to explore the subject was held at IRM in January 2019 and the agenda and presentations from that meeting can be accessed below: 

Agenda: Exploring the link between complexity and risk

Exploring the link between complexity and risk – The energy view, by Dr Dimitris N Antoniadis

Complexity made simple, by Greg Lawton

Keeping the trains running: System complexity, by Helen Hunter-Jones

Exploring the link between complexity and risk, by Jay Armstrong

The Complexity Challenge, by Jonathan Crone

Understand your connected business exposure, by Mark Turner




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Group Co-Chairs: 

Michael Bartlett 

Greg Lawton

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