16
Oct 18

10 top risks for local government

Author:Ash Natesh

The biggest risk for the local government is health and safety, infrastructure and financial sustainability. According to a new analysis by Aon, it shows that many of the Australian councils are failing to adequately prepare for this risk. The report suggested that more than 50 percent of councils are not paying heed to the overarching … Continue reading 10 top risks for local government

25
Sep 18

Managing Risk in Organisations – LSE comes to Sydney

Author:Tim Tran

 Risk pervades all aspects of organisational life, therefore understanding and leading risk contributes to enhancing individual and organisational performance. By examining psychological and sociological approaches to understanding risk, new insights to risk management practices can be applied within global organisations.  In this Managing Risk in Organisations Executive Forum, attendees will examine how human architecture influences … Continue reading Managing Risk in Organisations – LSE comes to Sydney

17
Sep 18

Understanding Risk Management in the Public Sector

Author:Ash Natesh

Risk management is at the forefront of corporate governance in public sector organisations. The structures, processes, corporate values, culture and behaviour are all paradigms of a business that need continual risk assessment. It is important for a government organisation to find the perfect fit for managing risk. A typical risk management process in a public … Continue reading Understanding Risk Management in the Public Sector

22
Aug 18

Meet icare’s ‘Chief Risky Dude’ – A spotlight on 2017’s RMIA Risk Manager of the Year

When Gavin Pearce started at icare NSW, the organisation was all but 3 months old. icare at this stage did not even have a risk management framework or strategy in place. It was Gavin’s job to design, implement and maintain an effective, fit for purpose risk management strategy and framework from scratch. When asked whether … Continue reading Meet icare’s ‘Chief Risky Dude’ – A spotlight on 2017’s RMIA Risk Manager of the Year

25
Apr 18

Build a culture of accepting risk through workplace values & behaviours

Risk assessments are vital to effective governance and compliance.  The very notion of effective compliance and risk management is built upon an understanding of what risks an organisation is willing to tolerate, and at what level. But what if your organisational culture was a risk in itself? As a risk manager, are you aware of … Continue reading Build a culture of accepting risk through workplace values & behaviours

23
Aug 16

The journey towards a positive risk culture

A positive risk culture is essential to create a less risk averse and more innovative environment in Australia’s public sector. The aim is not to eliminate risk, but rather to have active, ongoing and responsive risk management. But developing this active and responsive risk culture takes time. It requires ongoing commitment and a continuous improvement … Continue reading The journey towards a positive risk culture

02
Dec 15

Auditing Dynamic Risks – What is the Best Approach?

The role of the Audit Executive in financial services is not an easy one. The days of auditing relatively straightforward “core” risks are long gone. Traditional financial audits, regulatory compliance audits and common operational audits, where methodologies and audit plans are clear and established, simply do not apply to today’s era where risks are extremely … Continue reading Auditing Dynamic Risks – What is the Best Approach?

11
Nov 15

Integrated Assurance in a Financial Services Organisation

Author:James Lai

“Risk is everyone’s business” is a mantra that is rapidly being adopted by financial services organisations around the world, especially in light of large corporate collapses over the past 15 to 20 years and the global financial crisis in the late 2000s. The notion of business people having a clear understanding of their key risks … Continue reading Integrated Assurance in a Financial Services Organisation