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Geopolitics, corporate governance and ESG

Derek Leatherdale and Hanif Barma from the Risk Coalition identify in this article the key things that any board or risk committee should consider in the context of the complex… Read more

Planning for future risks

Professor Lord Martin Rees OM FRS, Astronomer Royal and co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, looks at why we will face a bumpy ride through coming… Read more

The pandemic goes endemic: A ‘looping’ crisis is changing thinking in crisis management

Julia Graham and Hoe-Yeong Loke are, respectively, CEO and Research Manager at Airmic. They make the case for risk professionals and their organisations to learn and embed lessons in order… Read more

The Data-sharing Imperative: Lessons from the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic led the UK shutting down in March 2020. This paper, by Dr Andrea Simmons, explains how improved data sharing would have enabled better delivery of services to… Read more

Enhancing Warnings

This report by Dr Carina Fearnley and Professor Ilan Kelman from the UCL Warning Research Centre offers insights into what warnings are and how they can better support actions for… Read more

Food for thought

This article by Ed Persson, an Executive Assistant with the National Preparedness Commission, looks at the implications of the National Food Strategy and its relevance for resilience. Earlier this year,… Read more

Preparing for extreme risks

Lord James Arbuthnot chaired a recent House of Lords’ Special Select Committee on the theme of ‘Preparing for Extreme Risks: Building a Resilient Society. Here, he describes the key elements… Read more

The Defence contribution to resilience

The UK MOD has recently released the Joint Doctrine Publication (JDP) 02, UK Operations: The Defence Contribution to Resilience (4th Edition). As the Foreword makes clear, ‘Defence has a key… Read more

Cyber resilience: A leadership challenge and responsibility

Steve Hill, Managing Director, Global Head of Operational Resilience at Credit Suisse, and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at King’s College London, together with Sadie Creese, Professor of Cybersecurity at the… Read more

‘Whole of Society’ – the civic dimension

In this article, Robert Hall, Research and Programme Co-ordinator for the NPC and Director of Strategy for Resilience First, examines what the ‘whole of society’ means in terms of civic… Read more