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    Perception is king


    A ‘stuffy’, ‘data-led’, ‘paper-driven’ profession is what some believe risk management to be. But it is a perception far from the truth, and Tim Murray, the new chair of UK risk management association Airmic, is on a mission to let everyone know what risk management really is about . Sara ...

  • Sarah McNamee

    Making risk a perfect fit


    Online retailer THE ICONIC prides itself on fashion-forward designs. Its head of risk controls, Sarah McNamee, says there is no one-size-fits-all approach to risk.

  • Adilia Ismail

    ‘We need to be agile in the way we look at risk’


    Nor Adila Ismail, the long-serving chief risk officer at Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS, has taken an unconventional route to the top. She reveals what she has learned about the risk profession, and offers some advice to newcomers.

  • Patrick Smith

    How Patrick Smith is managing Deliveroo’s intangible risks


    Much more than a food delivery service, Deliveroo serves up vast amounts of big data – and fresh new risks – daily. It relies on business resilience leader Patrick Smith to stay creative.

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    King of the road


    Transurban’s troubleshooting guru Karl Davey exudes an air of calm and flexibility that helps him navigate all of risk’s diversions. With him at the helm, we’re all a little safer. 

  • Nigel Tay-StarHub_forweb

    Bright young star


    Risk managers all love a nice long risk document, right? Not so StarHub’s Nigel Tay. Meet the man bringing on-the-ground collaboration, agile process and even fun to corporate risk management. Trust us, you’ll like him.

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    Risk management in space: Lutomski opens Risk Forum APAC


    Space is the least forgiving environment for risk management mistakes, former NASA risk manager Mike Lutomski told Risk Forum APAC 2018

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    A whole new world of digital banking


    Far from being impersonal, Australia’s first fully digital neobank, Xinja, is built for the people. StrategicRISK Asia Pacific editor, Lauren Gow, sat down with chief risk officer David Nichols to talk about a banking revolution.

  • Takashi

    Drawing on all his reserves


    Takashi Kubo of Japanese oil and gas exploration and production company INPEX Corporation discusses safety, cyber and political risk, and why he’s working with PARIMA to improve the risk management conversation in Japan.

  • Saurabh verma

    A buoyant attitude


    Saurabh Verma, senior vice president, chief insurance officer at Reliance Industries, tells us about spooky hotels, working in a goldmine, a wine-stained shirt, falling out of a canoe and wishing he could swim

  • Gordon song

    Gordon Song: The creative risk manager


    How Gordon Song, head of group risk and internal audit of Lazada Group and PARIMA board member, found his calling at one of Asia’s most rapidly growing retailers

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    On the fast track to success


    Having revamped Redflex’s risk culture, Catherine Garde won StrategicRISK’s New Starter of the Year award. What’s her secret?

  • Susie Jones

    Keeping up with Susie Jones


    Reflecting her approach to work, Australia Post’s head of cyber security business won a RIMS award for challenging traditional risk assessments

  • Inga Beale

    Interview: Inga Beale aims to get it right first time


    Lloyd’s chief executive Dame Inga Beale talks to Samera Owusu Tutu, editor of our sister publication, Global Reinsurance

  • Maggie Sun Cummins

    Trip of a lifetime


    Two years into her role as Cummins China risk and insurance manager, Maggie Sun spoke to StrategicRISK about how she made the move to an in-house role and where she believes the future of the profession lies in China.

  • Victoria Tan Ayala Corporation

    An interview with Ayala Corporation's Victoria Tan


    She urged Ayala Corporation’s 49,000 staff to embrace risk culture. Now Victoria Tan faces fresh challenges as the face of Parima in the Philippines

  • Woolworths Grant Katz

    The wonder – and the woes – of Woolworths


    Unforeseen crises forced Grant Katz, the retailer’s risk and assurance general manager, to postpone his interview four times in a fortnight. The stress left him feeling exhausted. So why does he like his job so much?

  • Kate Hughes Telstra

    Talking innovation and disruption with Telstra’s CRO


    Kate Hughes talks to StrategicRISK about how risk management is helping Australia’s largest telecommunications provider become a global technology player

  • Jagath Guru Myanmar Brewery

    Myanmar's Guru of risk management


    Jagath Guru, head of risk management, internal controls and processes at the Myanmar Brewery, reflects on what the country’s new civilian-elected government means for business – and the risk management profession

  • Malaysia airlines

    Exclusive: Lessons from Malaysia Airlines MH370 and MH17


    Just days after the second anniversary of MH370’s disappearance, crisis director for MH370 and MH17 and head of the Malaysia Airlines post accident office, Fuad Sharuji, speaks to StrategicRISK about responding to two of the worst air disasters in history