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The reinvention of supply chains

By Helen Yates

Near shoring and technology will shape the post-COVID supply chain, thinks AXA XL’s Pascal Matthey

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The aggregate risk potential of a SPOF

By Helen Yates

Kaseya has confirmed that supply chain attacks are now firmly in the sights of cybercriminals, says CyberCube’s Darren Thomson


ESG champion

By Helen Yates

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ Jonathan Rake explains why real innovation in insurance has never been more important

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Time to pull together

By Helen Yates

Argo Group’s Adam Seager on the challenges of maintaining corporate cohesion in a more virtual working environment

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Generation ERM

By Helen Yates

Part of the next generation of risk managers promoting the holistic approach, Sogefi Group’s Valentina Paduano believes it is time to rethink your methods

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Supply chains: Building climate risk resilience

Supply chains are particularly vulnerable to climate risk, as many global production systems are focused on ensuring efficiency over resiliency

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Firms must build more resilient workforces

COVID-19 has created a new urgency to protect working people, with compulsory unemployment insurance a much-needed safety net - research


Purposeful resilience

How can we ensure that a desire to ‘be resilient and purposeful’ results in practical actions that add sustainable value for people, society and the planet? asks Gareth Byatt

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Kevin Bates: A lesson in Carpe Diem

By Helen Yates

Risk managers have got to be genuine, authentic and transparent in order to succeed, says Kevin Bates

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Time to revisit building codes?

Amidst the increasing frequency and intensity of natural catastrophes it is time to revisit the purpose and content of building codes, argues FM Global’s Michael Stuckings

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The Herculean task of rebuilding Beirut

By Matt Ford

Lessons learned in the aftermath of the Tianjin port explosion in 2015 will be particularly significant in Beirut, says Crawford’s Benedict Burke


From the skies to the city

Sara Byrne, regional head of operational risk, Property, Standard Chartered, has navigated an unusual route into the risk management profession


COVID-19: APAC firms prioritise healthcare and wellbeing

Half of organisations have taken actions such as hiring freezes, furloughs, and workforce reduction to reduce costs

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Why firms must focus on staff well-being

By Matt Ford

Risk managers and HR need to collaborate to ensure employees are supported in a post-pandemic world - Mercer


RIMAS: Fighting the cyber war

Why organisations must fight a “cyber war”, according to Andeed Ma, president of the Risk and Insurance Management Association of Singapore

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Tunstall turns to technology

Risk professional Steve Tunstall believes technology will be at the heart of risk management’s future


Striking the right balance

By Helen Yates

As economies restart after the COVID-crisis, there is an opportunity to embed sustainability into the recovery, argues Zurich’s John Scott

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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 Benwell ...

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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.

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‘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.

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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.


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.

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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.


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.

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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

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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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HDI Global SE names Singapore MD

German-based insurer replaces retiring boss with internal appointment

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On the fast track to success

By Sean Mooney

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

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Keeping up with Susie Jones

By Sean Mooney

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

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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

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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.

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Headspace with Roland Teo

The deputy director of a Singapore healthcare system’s risk management office, tells us about fragile relationships, Chinese proverbs, managing a pandemic, delivering hampers and drawing superheroes.

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Headspace with Ferrovial corporate risk manager Daniel San Millan

Spain, the importance of family, riding a motorbike, his passion for football and feeling progressively younger are all in Daniel’s mind

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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?

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Headspace with GPT Group’s chief risk officer ​Diona Rae

Rae tells us about cleaning toilets, arachnophobia, family pride, her love of chocolate, being a twin, trusting her gut and why braving a potentially devastating spinal operation was the best decision she ever made

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Talking innovation and disruption with Telstra’s CRO

By Jessica Reid

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

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Myanmar's Guru of risk management

By Jessica Reid

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

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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


'Risk managers must phase in the development and gradually increase the scope of ERM'

After developing risk management at various leading European outfits, Frédéric Desitter, the director of enterprise risk management at Sidra Medical and Research Center, is now promoting the discipline in Qatar

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Asia must strive to discover the ‘real substance of risk management’

By Sean Mooney

The new boss of AXA Corporate Solutions in Asia tells StrategicRISK that while the dynamism of the APAC’s economies excites him, businesses in the region still face some serious challenges