Talent Risk: The Missing ERM Link

Posted by Joyce Dunn on April 17, 2018 at 7:28 PM

Risk Disrupted

Posted by Chris Mandel on September 6, 2016 at 11:26 AM

With increasing frequency, the world of risk and insurance is facing challenges that are leading to disruptive interventions from a variety of sources, the aggregate of which portends some significant shifts in an industry often viewed as being stuck in a lower gear. Well-known and understood among underwriters is the challenge of the investment environment, which has been disrupted continuously since the recession beginning 2008 with returns being artificially suppressed by the federal government’s economic strategy.

Emerging Risks: “Tell me what I don’t know”

Posted by Chris Mandel on April 19, 2016 at 10:47 AM

A CEO I once worked for used to say quite regularly, “tell me what I don’t know.” His view was he could read the Wall Street Journal or any number of other typical sources of intelligence and information about running organizations, just like me as his senior risk leader. What he was most concerned about, as are most CEOs, board members and other key risk stakeholders, were the things once described by Donald Rumsfeld in 2002 (Secretary of Defense from 2001 to 2006) right after 911. That is: