Susan Holliday, board member and adviser and DCRO Qualified Risk Director, deep dives into the delicate balance between ambitious corporate strategies and measured risk appetites.

Susan Holliday has over 30 years’ experience in global financial services, with a focus on insurance and fintech in both developed and emerging markets. She has worked in several areas of the IFC and World Bank, and prior to that was a managing director at Swiss Re.

This insightful workshop dives deep into the relationship between corporate strategy and risk appetite, shedding light on its complexities and nuances.

Drawing from the speaker’s extensive experience as a board director, it delves into the intricate processes through which boards and management teams harmonize their strategic objectives with their risk thresholds.

Using real-life case studies, this workshop offers a comprehensive understanding of not only the theoretical aspects but also the practical implications of aligning strategy and risk.

It dissects instances where organisations excelled in ensuring this alignment, as well as situations where they stumbled, providing a holistic view of the do’s and don’ts.

The session is an engaging journey, moving from foundational concepts to advanced insights.

By its conclusion, participants are equipped with a robust framework, best practices, potential pitfalls to avoid, and actionable lessons learned.

This knowledge is invaluable for those aiming to cultivate a culture of informed, positive risk-taking while staying true to their strategic imperatives.

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