Environment, social and governance (ESG) issues have become an integral part of the risk profession – 45% of survey respondents also have responsibilities in ESG.
Risk professionals are seeking to rapidly ramp up their knowledge base on climate issues.
Business continuity and resilience have also been entrenched as part of the role of risk professionals, amid Brexit, the pandemic, and now the Ukraine crisis.
The increase in those who have joint responsibility for managing risk and insurance indicates that the Airmic objective to drive the integration of managing risk and insurance is moving in a positive direction.
The risk profession has made huge strides in improving diversity and inclusion for women, but gender and other diversity remains a work-in-progress.
The risk profession is a rewarding one in which Airmic members tend to stay for more than a decade. They are loyal to their organisations, with more than half of them having worked for their current organisation for six years or more.