The Strategic Risk Management in Government conference will address the need for government departments and agencies to better communicate the role and aims of risk management in overall organisational strategy, how to embed risk management in planning processes using appropriate frameworks, fostering a positive risk culture and appetite to encourage innovation, effective data-driven measurements of risk and the future of risk management in emerging areas of risk such as climate change and cyber-security.
Why attend this conference?
- Explore how risk can be communicated as a value-add to your organisations
- Identify where risk is shared & how data can inform better decisions
- Learn where risks can be measured & how that can improve strategy & foster innovation
- Integrate strategies in your organisations to mitigate fraud, corruption & cyber risks
Senior representatives from Federal, State & Local Government with responsibilities for:
Attend to learn:
- Drive best practice by embedding risk management in planning processes & utilising frameworks
- Employ data-driven methods for risk measurement
- Encourage organisational engagement to foster innovation & positive risk culture
- Future proof organisations from emerging risks & political uncertainty
Insurance & Care NSW (icare) was created on 1 September 2015 to deliver the State’s insurance and care schemes. Gavin joined icare in November 2015 as their inaugural Chief Risk Officer…although his LinkedIn profile says “Chief Risky Dude”. Gavin is part of icare’s Executive Team and he manages the Risk & Governance area. Prior to joining icare, Gavin was the Chief Risk Officer at Zurich Financial Services Australia Limited. Before moving to Sydney in 2008, Gavin spent eight years at the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) in New Zealand. The last role Gavin held at the ACC was Chief Actuary. Gavin has a Masters degree in Statistics, an MBA from Henley Management College and a post graduate certificate in the Psychology or Risk. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Department of Family & Community Services, NSW
Ken is the Manager of Risk at FACS in NSW. He has substantial experience in internal audit, risk management, governance, fraud & amp; corruption control and investigations. He has experience in a major charity; one of the big four; a government trading enterprise; the health system; criminal & consumer investigation agencies, two Royal Commissions as well as in private enterprise. Ken is a qualified detective and experienced trainer. He is a long time member of the Corruption Prevention Network and is a former Chair. He created BIG – the Big Issue Grappler – a free tool to help eliminate risk up-front as part of the decision making process.
Treasury Corporation Victoria
At the start of 2012, Mike joined the Treasury Corporation of Victoria (TCV) as the General Manager Risk & amp; Performance Measurement. His responsibilities include financial risk management and the development of Risk Appetite and Risk Policy formulation for the Board and the Managing Director. He is also responsible for TCV’s Prudential Standard, in conjunction with TCV’s Prudential Supervisor and the Department of Treasury and Finance. His Business Unit is responsible for Credit Risk, Collateral Management, Valuations, Market Risk, Operational Risk and Balance Sheet and Capital Management. Before TCV, Mike held various senior roles at ANZ and before that he was at Deloitte in Melbourne, Chicago and Amsterdam. Mr. van de Graaf has a joint Masters degree of Economics and Computer Science from the University of Amsterdam. He achieved Financial Risk Manager (FRM) accreditation of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), for which he is also Melbourne’s Director. Mike is a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors (GAICD). In 2015 he completed the Advanced Management Programme at the INSEAD Business School.
Department of Finance Services & Innovation, NSW
Linda-Clare has extensive experience in contract consulting roles, leading governance, risk, compliance and change management and is passionate about Cyber Risk awareness. Linda-Clare has worked in both the public and private sector. Linda-Clare has broad technical experience, with a comprehensive working knowledge of effective risk management, governance, and compliance and change management methodologies, as they apply to both the public and private sectors. Linda-Clare is known for developing effective solutions and securing buy-in for organizational change. Linda-Clare has demonstrated capacity to lead alignment between operations and International standards including ISO27000, Professional communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, leading negotiations, developing effective solutions, and securing buy-in for organisational change. Demonstrated capacity to lead alignment between operations and both Australian and international standards and guidelines, including ISO27000, 31000, PCI DSS Proven project and program management skills; trusted to lead program planning, execution, and evaluation.
What People Are Saying
“A very informative and useful two days of shared knowledge, experience and lessons highly relevant to those applying risk management in the public sector.”Public Groups & International, Australian Taxation Office & Past attendee of Strategic Risk in Government Conference
Date: 15 Oct 2018 By: Ash Natesh
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Date: 17 Sep 2018 By: Ash Natesh
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Date: 22 Aug 2018 By: Cyrus Sajadi
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 …
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