Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 2)

In the second of a four-part series, Alex Sidorenko, founder and CEO of Risk-Academy, explains how the key to managing corporate risks is often through dealing with the individual risks of decision-makers first. If there is one thing I learned in my previous role as Head of Risk at a multibillion-dollar sovereign investment fund, risk…… Continue reading Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 2)

Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 1)

Alex Sidorenko shares four valuable lessons about integrating risk management principles and methodologies into the day-to-day decision making. He shares some practical suggestions on how to overcome cognitive biases when managing risks and make risk-based thinking part of the overall corporate culture of the organisation. If there is one thing I learned in my previous…… Continue reading Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 1)

3 free tickets to G31000 risk management conference in Dubai 24-25 September 2017

I am very excited about the paradigm shift in risk management and the greater emphasis on risk-based decision making or integrating risk analysis into decision making, which is really the same thing to me. Finally risk management as a profession is moving away from artificial concepts created by consultants with no scientific evidence whatsoever to…… Continue reading 3 free tickets to G31000 risk management conference in Dubai 24-25 September 2017

3 fatal mistakes corporate risk managers make (part 2)

A while back I wrote an article about 3 fatal mistakes risk consultants make https://riskacademy.wordpress.com/2017/01/14/3-fatal-mistakes-most-risk-consultants-make. It made quite an impact and was republished in Australia, Canada, Singapore and Europe with dozens of thousands of views. I feel it’s only fair to write a follow up article about the 3 more mistakes that risk managers themselves…… Continue reading 3 fatal mistakes corporate risk managers make (part 2)

FREE WEBINAR: 4 practical steps to move from standalone risk management to risk-based decision making

Risk management is changing with more than ever focus on integration and human culture and cognitive aspects. It sounds obvious, but is it really? Here is a quick test: Which typical risk management element/tool has the least amount of value? Risk management framework Quarterly risk assessment workshops Risk reports Risk registers Heat maps? In my…… Continue reading FREE WEBINAR: 4 practical steps to move from standalone risk management to risk-based decision making

allthingsrisk ep. 53: Alex Sidorenko – Making Great Decisions “With Risks in Mind”

When Ben Cattaneo started the All Things Risk podcast, he very deliberately stayed away from discussing the risk management profession (which is also my day-to-day profession). This is because he wanted the show to make risk and uncertainty concepts available to everyone. He didn’t want to make a podcast by risk professionals, for risk professionals.…… Continue reading allthingsrisk ep. 53: Alex Sidorenko – Making Great Decisions “With Risks in Mind”

Join me for risk management training in Malta in September

If there is one thing I learned in my previous role as a Head of Risk of multibillion-dollar PE/VC investment fund, risk management is not about managing risks. It’s about helping management make strategic, operational and investment decisions with the risks in mind. It sounds simple enough, but it’s anything but. Integrating risk management into core…… Continue reading Join me for risk management training in Malta in September