IRM’s Infrastructure Special Interest Group (SIG) discuss key topics facing risk managers
IRM’s Infrastructure Special Interest Group (SIG) discuss key topics facing risk managers
The Infrastructure SIG recently organised a meeting at the Shard in London, for over 35 risk professionals who work primarily in major rail, aviation, public utility and road programmes to discuss key areas of risk management practices affecting the infrastructure sector. The event was organised by Jemma Boyce, GradIRM, Ris… Read more
Shane McMahon, IRMCert, Risk & Resilience Specialist, Horizonscan
Shane McMahon, IRMCert, Risk & Resilience Specialist, Horizonscan
The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asks its members what working in risk is really like and what hints and tips they'd share with people looking to move into the industry.   How did you get your job? I celebrated my 21st birthday in Pristina, Kosovo after naïvely packing my camera and heading off to photograph post-conf… Read more
"The Cyber Crystal Ball" 12 June 2018, Switzerland - Keynote speaker Rik Ferguson
"The Cyber Crystal Ball" 12 June 2018, Switzerland - Keynote speaker Rik Ferguson
Rik Ferguson, one of the leading experts world-wide in information security, to speak at the IRM Switzerland Regional Group Meeting on 12 June 2018.  Rik is Vice President of Security Research at Trend Micro and one of the leading experts world-wide in information security. He is a Special Advisor to Europol EC3 and a proje… Read more
Risk management and Gender Diversity – Mind the Gap?
Risk management and Gender Diversity – Mind the Gap?
On 8th March – International Women’s Day - the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) gathered more than 20 professionals from the risk discipline at a lunch in central London to discuss the issue of gender diversity. The event was held in partnership with Old Mutual Wealth. Nicola Crawford, on behalf of the IRM, opened the mee… Read more
10% discount for IRM members at Cambridge Risk Summit - 20 June, London
10% discount for IRM members at Cambridge Risk Summit - 20 June, London
Cambridge Risk Centre’s annual risk summit takes place on Wednesday 20 June 2018 in London and, in the light of IRM’s research partnership with the Centre, they are offering IRM members a 10% discount off their early bird rate until 27 Apr 2018.  This year’s theme is “Risks Beyond Boundaries” and the keynote is Martin Wolf,… Read more
Standard Deviations: A Risk Practitioner Guide to ISO 31000
Standard Deviations: A Risk Practitioner Guide to ISO 31000
There are many recommended approaches to risk management (RM) and several different guides and risk management frameworks and standards have been published. This guide explains the approach used in ISO 31000:2018 Risk management – Guidelines and identifies the importance and relevance of ISO 31000 and other frameworks. This… Read more
From the cube to the rainbow double helix: a risk practitioner’s guide to the COSO ERM Frameworks
From the cube to the rainbow double helix: a risk practitioner’s guide to the COSO ERM Frameworks
There are many recommended approaches to enterprise risk management (ERM) and several different guides and risk management system standards have been published. This guide explains the approach used in the COSO ERM frameworks and identifies the importance and relevance of these frameworks. This guide also outlines the pract… Read more
IRM Announces Incoming Chairman of the Board
IRM Announces Incoming Chairman of the Board
The IRM has announced that Socrates Coudounaris, CFIRM will step up from his position of Deputy Chair of the board when the current Chair, Nicola Crawford, CFIRM, steps down in early May, 2018.  Socrates is the Executive Director of Risk for the EMEA region at Reinsurance Group of America. Nicola is stepping down to pursue … Read more
Managing the risk of regulation: How Self-Regulation could reinvigorate the Cryptocurrency boom
Managing the risk of regulation: How Self-Regulation could reinvigorate the Cryptocurrency boom
Calls for regulation & the G20 Summit London: The cryptocurrency space has been fraught with cases of fraud and scams and with it being such a new industry with little in the way of regulation, it has been an ongoing focus of governments. This focus has only increased in recent months due to the number of high profile i… Read more
IRM supporting Risk Management Leaders in Energy Conference 2018
IRM supporting Risk Management Leaders in Energy Conference 2018
The IRM Turkey Regional Group, is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Institute for Energy and Finance, IEF (Russia), who are organising the ‘International Conference: Risk Management Leaders in Energy 2018’.  The conference will take place from 15-17 May in Istanbul, Turkey and brings together senior professiona… Read more