Sword Active Risk congratulates Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), Network Rail, OMV Petrom and Horizon Nuclear on winning prestigious Institute of Risk Management Awards


Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has congratulated five of its customers including Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and ENEC, both winners at the recent IRM Global Risk Awards 2015. Clients Network Rail, OMV Petrom and Horizon Nuclear were also presented with top awards at the event, known as the Oscars of the risk industry. Over 400 risk professionals representing twenty countries attended the ceremony, held this year at the Hilton Hotel in London‟s Park Lane on 19 February 2015 and hosted by British actress Joanna Lumley.


IRM is the world’s leading professional body for risk management and the Global Risk Awards provide unique international recognition of excellence. Judged by a panel of academics and specialists from across the world, the Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement for risk professionals, teams and organizations.


Awarded "Risk Management Professional of the Year‟, Eur. Ing. Amair Saleem, Director of Safety, Risk, Regulation and Planning Department for Dubai Roads and Transport Authority said; "Risk management underpins our entire business, from strategic decision making through to daily operations and governance. We utilise ARM, from Sword Active Risk, as one of our support tools to provide a flexible, robust risk management approach to manage our health, safety and environmental risks and meet financial, legislative and operational targets."


ENEC was chosen for the "Building Risk Management Capability Award‟ from many well known organizations that submitted entries to the category.


Mostafa Ramzy, who heads up the Enterprise Risk Management team at ENEC said; "ERM is a vital part of our organization. The nuclear energy industry is renowned for its culture of safety and managing risk. At ENEC, safety is our number one priority and embedding clear risk management strategies across the business helps us to maintain this. ARM enables us to address the needs of managers at all levels of the business who want to understand the strategic risks involved and have the assurance that these are being proactively and effectively managed."


Keith Ricketts, Marketing Director of Sword Active Risk commented; "The IRM is the leading professional body for risk management that recognizes best practice and supports training and implementation of the discipline. The awards achieved by our customers are a worthy endorsement from an independent body that champions excellence in managing risk to improve organizational performance. We are delighted that using Active Risk Manager helps our customers to excel in adopting a risk management culture for working practices and continuing professional development."