WATCH REPLAY: How to leverage a risk register as a valuable performance tool #RAW2022

Many risk managers operate some risk register where the keep track of major risks to the company. This list is then addressed with a defined sequence in what may be known as “risk list management”. However, in many companies, no attempt has been made to embed this list, nor the insights of it, in decision making and planning which is a significant lost opportunity.

In this session Hans will describe how he was working with a company to actively leverage the value of the risk list and leverage this to make a valid assessment as to the overall risk taking of the company vis a vis budgeted performance targets.

Findings were proven valuable to company management and the approach has become standard operating procedure.


About Hans Læssøe

Hans Læssøe M. Sc. has 35 years of industry experience from the LEGO Group covering a range of positions.

From 2007 Hans Læssøe established the LEGO Group’s Strategic Risk Management. Over the years, this was expanded to cover Strategic Scenario Planning, Project Risk and Opportunity Management as well as Enterprise Risk Management. The processes and tools developed based on the ISO 31000 standard are today standard operating procedures at the LEGO Group. Hans Læssøe and the LEGO Group won multiple International awards.

Hans Læssøe is author or the risk management books “Prepare to Dare” and “Decide to Succeed” as well as author/co-author of multiple articles and book chapters, including the RIMS Strategic Risk Management Implementation Guide.

In 2017 Hans Læssøe founded the consulting company AKTUS (name is based on the Danish words for “Active Uncertainty”. The perspective is to go beyond traditional risk management and enable deliberate and intelligent risk taking.

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