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Member priorities we're working on

Based on specific member priorities, our network managers provide targeted support through bespoke collaboration opportunities. Below are a few examples of the challenges members are solving through the network.

Application of AI to risk management

How can organisations leverage the capability of artificial intelligence to drive improvement in the risk management framework?

Development of a compliance universe

How can the risk team work with thebusiness to develop and embed a compliance management framework?

Identifying the right operating model for the risk team

As risk leaders focus on their resourcing requirements, what is the optimal operating model for organisations based on their size and profile?

Effective risk reporting to the board

How are risk teams presenting key information to the board and making sure that risk management has a consistent place on their agenda?

Geopolitical risk approaches

How are organisations mapping, monitoring and reporting on geopolitical risks?

Refreshing risk appetite and cascading through business

Once you’ve established risk appetite at the group level, how can you then filter this down to business units an align them to a common approach?

Developing KRIs to embed risk appetite

How do you build on risk appetite statements by developing KRIs to bring them to life and how can you achieve senior leader engagement with these indicators?

Risk matrices

How do you ensure that risks with a lower severity or probability score on a risk matrix are not viewed as insignificant in the eyes of senior management?

Making a business case for a GRC tool

How do you persuade executives about the value of a specific GRC tool and demonstrate its potential benefits for the organisation as part of a business case?

Strengthening controls self-assessments

How do you ensure greater consistency across the controls self-assessments performed by teams, minimising discrepancies in the answers provided?

Bringing together risk and assurance reporting

How can you combine risk and assurance reporting to maximize the value of both reports and simplify the information provided to senior leadership?

Risk prediction using data analytics

How are companies leveraging data analytics to augment (or replace) traditional workshops and other risk identification processes?

Scenario analysis for emerging risk

How do you narrow down a set of reasonable scenarios that engage the business and put the outcomes of these scenarios together to ensure the business is prepared for anything that might happen?

Risk culture assessment against target state

How can you deploy a risk culture assessment across the business to ensure the risk culture of the organisation is moving in the right direction?

Embedding strategic risk thinking at a business unit level

How can organisations link risk and strategy at a business unit level and get the business to look beyond a tactical perspective?

Benchmarking psychosocial metrics in risk assessment criteria

How do businesses articulate psychological in impact matrices across the varying levels of severity?

How to facilitate better engagement with the executive committee

How can you communicate risk in a way that encourages executives to challenge and debate the risk data presented to them?

Improving the objectivity of risk assessments

How are companies increasing the trustworthiness of risk assessments to drive a more positive risk culture?

Data security and cyber risks

How can risk teams produce a holistic report that clearly demonstrates the interconnectivity of these risks, tracks mitigation efforts and trends over time and aligns data sets?

Emerging risk frameworks

What are the key components of an effective emerging risk framework, and what information are members providing boards and executives?

Assessing climate-related risks

What methodology are members using to identify and prioritise climate-related risks, and what processes have been applied to assess the chosen climate-related risks?

Aggregation and ownership of risk categories

How are companies aggregating multiples of individual risk exposures to identify trends and provide insights?

Virtual meetings

Recent and upcoming meeting highlights

Our network meetings regularly bring groups together to share practical experiences and brainstorm new ideas, while bespoke meetings connect very small groups to focus on a specific issue or challenge. 

    Data and benchmarks

    Data aggregation tools

    Our custom-built data aggregation tools provide invaluable insights that help risk teams get time-consuming tasks done quickly and efficiently.

    Data and benchmarks

    Specialist benchmarks

    In-depth benchmark reports help members compare and validate their approaches in key areas.

    Risk identification

    Top principal / material risks in utilities, oil & energy and mining & metal sectors

    This report shows the 2023 top risks across three key sectors: utilities, oil & energy
    and mining & metals.

    Risk operating models

    Risk related resourcing

    This pulse check report offers a region- and sector-specific lens on risk-related resourcing, focusing on the GCC market and
    airports sector respectively.

    Supply chain

    Safeguarding against human rights risks

    This deep-dive benchmark was
    designed to explore how organisations in customer-facing sectors, such as
    retail and hospitality, are managing risks related to human rights and modern

    Risk appetite

    Risk appetite benchmark: risk leader approaches

    This benchmark report explores
    how organisations are setting risk appetite, embedding an understanding of
    risk appetite within the business, and using it to guide decision-making.

    Emerging risk

    Emerging risks report: GCC organisations

    In this report, we outline the top emerging risks facing organisations in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations, based on insights shared by key risk leaders across the region.


    Executive engagement with risk: a market deep-dive

    What makes for successful executive engagement with Risk? In this deep-dive report, we share our learnings across governance, capability, team efficacy and operating rhythms.

    Strategic risk

    Applying a risk lens to strategy: a market benchmark

    This benchmark report explores how risk leaders at seven organisations, ranging in sector and geography, are applying a risk lens to strategy to help the business make better decisions.

    Oil & Gas

    Risk evaluation criteria in the oil and gas sector

    This pulse check report provides insights into risk evaluation in the oil and gas sector, focusing on which tools companies are using and how risk evaluation is being applied throughout the business.


    Buying and managing insurance at group vs. subsidiary level

    This pulse check report provides a snapshot of the approaches a group of companies are taking to purchase and manage insurance, as well as the potential advantages and drawbacks of their approach.

    Emerging risk

    Emerging risks report: Digital/SaaS sector

    This report offers a closer look at emerging risks facing digital/SaaS companies, as well as the processes they follow to track these risks, based on insights from key sector participants.


    Emerging risks report: renewable energy sector

    This report offers a closer look at emerging risks facing renewable energy companies, based on insights shared by 11 large multinational organisations from Australasia, the UK and Europe.


    Risk operating models: pharmaceutical sector

    This report on risk operating models offers a deep dive into the risk team structure, resources, reporting lines and priorities at a select group of nine pharmaceutical companies.

    Material risks

    Communicating the status of material risks

    In this bespoke benchmark, nine listed companies share the terms and thresholds they use to discuss material risk in the business.

    Future of risk

    Preparing for the future of risk: people and capability

    In this report, we look at the changing skills and responsibilities of Risk, and how risk leaders can prepare their teams to be ready for the opportunities that arise.

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