Raising the profile of risk

A strategic necessity

2015 is shaping up to be an eventful year in risk management.

Emerging risks such as cyber security and international conflict were recently identified as the biggest threats to global stability in the next 10 years. Yet few boards are doing enough to keep up with this increasingly complex risk landscape, according to findings by think-tank Tomorrow's Company.

In this article, chief executive of Airmic John Hurrell, explains why a risk management representative at board level is now more important than ever. 'Raising the profile of risk' is the theme of Airmic's annual conference for 2015.