Risk in the news - a review of 2020

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The workshop will review how organisations’ risk agendas have been reshaped by COVID-19 and other key events of 2020. We will explore the news, consider the risks involved and look at the practical steps businesses can take to manage them. A hands-on session for forward-thinking risk managers.

The workshop will touch on key impacts on business resilience, workforce and supply chains from:

  • The Global pandemic
  • The UK and Global economic environment
  • Climate change and related regulatory activities
  • Society and civil order

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  1. Understand and prepare for the risks we experienced during 2020 and for emerging risks in 2021
  2. How to build connectivity across disciplines to explore threats and identify opportunities
  3. Explore the tools and solutions available to support the risk management process
  4. Appreciate the risk manager’s role in all of this.


  • Frederick Gentile – Director of Risk Engagement
  • David Hoile – Senior Director, Investments
  • Irem Yerdelen – Director, Climate and Resilience Hub