5 red flags 🚩when just starting to implement risk management

Ok, the title is obviously irony, because no organisation on the planet is ever “just” starting to implement risk management” or “starting from scratch”. Organisations have been making risk-based decisions since the inception. Often poorly, but that’s another point altogether. And yet, far too many job advertisements I see are looking risk specialists to build… Continue reading 5 red flags 🚩when just starting to implement risk management

5 red flags 🚩when hiring a risk manager

One of the biggest issues in the risk management profession is that many, way too many, people who have the title of risk manager are not really qualified to do the job. Many don’t even have the minimum required education. Imagine a doctor who vaguely remembers doing biology in year 9 high school. Well that’s… Continue reading 5 red flags 🚩when hiring a risk manager

Here is a small lesson I learned a while back

If you want to integrate risk management into decision making, you have to talk the same language as decision makers. That means that if the decision is made based on IRR you need to calculate an alternative IRR, based on risks. If the decision is made based on NPV/EV/FV you need to calculate new NPV/EV/FV… Continue reading Here is a small lesson I learned a while back