The most amazing risk management interview… ever…

During my recent trip to Australia, I had an amazing opportunity to sit down with Grant Purdy to talk about where risk management started in Australia, the origins of the AS/NZS4360 and the ISO31000 and why modern day risk management, as perceived by majority risk managers in non-financial companies, is an embarrassment to the profession. Grant… Continue reading The most amazing risk management interview… ever…

The great debate – Alex Sidorenko vs Chris Mandel – is ERM real?

Yesterday was a great day. I had great fun debating ERM with a good friend, Chris Mandel, SVP Strategic Solutions, Sedgwick and Director, Sedgwick Institute. We started talking about ERM and what it means for business but quickly switched to many other fascinating topics, including integration of risk management, decision making, cognitive biases, quantification, showing risk management… Continue reading The great debate – Alex Sidorenko vs Chris Mandel – is ERM real?

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”

ENCORE: 4 future trends in risk management

Join us to talk about 4 amazing trends in risk management that may change everything you ever knew about risk management. It is a great pleasure to introduce Alex Sidorenko, who will share his experience as a past Head of Risk of a large multi-billion dollar investment fund.

REGISTER: https://app.webinarjam.net/register/36759/cfca8b5ea6

More than 100 people attended the last webinar and asked some amazing questions. In fact it was so insightful and valuable, I wanted to run this webinar again in few different time zones. Different times are available.

Here is a sneak preview of the things we will talk about during the free webinar:

  • The transition from risk management as a stand alone activity to a quantitative tool built into the key decisions and processes of an organization
  • Risk management is against human nature. Building risk culture to counteract

FREE BOOK: Guide to effective risk management (100000+ downloads)

Risk management is ultimately about creating a culture that would facilitate risk discussion when performing business activities or making any strategic, investment or project decision. In this free book, Alex Sidorenko and Elena Demidenko talk about practical steps risk managers can take to integrate risk management into decision making and core business processes. Based on our research and the… Continue reading FREE BOOK: Guide to effective risk management (100000+ downloads)

16 best risk management books (updated in 2020)

I first created this article back in 2017 and as I came across more and more powerful risk management books, it is time to expand the list and group the books by subject. For consistency sake I grouped all the books into three groups: foundation in risk management and decision making advanced risk analysis other… Continue reading 16 best risk management books (updated in 2020)