Our favourite pre-Airmic quote so far comes from John Ludlow of InterContinental Hotels who believes risk management and Michelin-star chefs like Heston Blumenthal may have more in common than anyone first thought.

John Ludlow

“I see a bright future for the profession. We’re almost like the chef’s salt – you wouldn’t even try and cook a dish without salt in it, but you wouldn’t want to add too much. The entrepreneur is the chef who’s cooking all sorts of interesting dishes…Risk management is the salt in a fine dish, but too much salt will choke you.”

Read the full article in Day One of StrategicRISK’s Airmic conference dailies.