Risk appetite


Risk-!n case study: How Sunstar set up a quantitative risk management system

By Sara Benwell

Maya Wellig, head of global risk management at Sunstar, shares her process for quantifying risks and how it improves c-suite engagement

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The role of the CRO in defining risk appetite

Alex Sidorenko, a chief risk officer and the founder of Risk Awareness Week and the RISK-ACADEMY, explores the three key aspects of risk appetite and where risk managers can add value

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Why you must understand the board’s risk tolerance

Without this, efforts to manage and optimise risk will be futile

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The risk maverick

By Helen Yates

Something of a divisive figure within the risk profession, one thing no-one can accuse Alex Sidorenko of is being apathetic about risk management

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Ukraine reawakens business to the importance of political risk

Conflict calls for a strategic re-evaluation of footprints, supply chains, relationships, company cultures, business functions and risk appetite, argues Claudine Fry

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How to set and use risk appetite

Forget the caricatures. Risk appetite can and does power the link between strategy and execution

Norman Marks

The spy who managed success

Is it time to abandon risk management and seek to manage performance instead? Let’s consider Bond’s latest mission

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Power sector feels pandemic pressures

The increasing focus on ESG is also having a significant impact on future power sector risk management strategies

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The rise of Execution Risk Management and Decision Risk Management

Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of Lego tells StrategicRISK how the effect of an ever-increasing speed of change adds and alters the demands for risk management – both in terms of what to do, and how to do it.

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Should we “tear up the risk appetite” statement?

In reply to editor Lauren Gow’s recent opinion piece, author, blogger and retired chief audit executive, Norman Marks, responds in a equally thought-provoking piece

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Tear up your risk appetite document now

StrategicRISK Asia Pacific editor, Lauren Gow argues there is rumbling of dissent about the actual usefulness of this document to management


How do you build an effective risk appetite process?

Hans-Kristian Bryn, independent strategic risk management and governance adviser, provides a pragmatic solution to one of the most challenging risk management topics facing boards.


Opinion: New ISO 31000 is coming. Are you ready?

After more than five years in the making, thousands of comments received from representatives of 54 participating and observing countries the updated ISO 31000 standard is going through the final stages of feedback and will likely be published in early 2018. Alexei Sidorenko summarises the key changes and how they ...

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Do I need a risk appetite statement and what are the benefits?

An effective risk appetite statement matches risks to an organisation’s actual strategic and business objectives, writes the general manager of risk and compliance at BAI Communications Andrew Potter