Active Risk customer Michael Lopez of Booz Allen Hamilton, who has worked as a Risk Manager implementing ARM at the US Air Force, is one of the most articulate and inspiring Evangelists for the Risk Profession I have encountered.

 

Michael sees a career in Risk Management as “the ultimate back stage pass” as it gives an opportunity to work across the business and to collaborate with senior management to provide valuable risk and opportunity information for strategic decision making.

 

Michael recognizes the importance of putting together a great Risk Team with a mixture of personalities. This means all the bases can be covered with the right kind of skills which range from the ability to crunch the numbers, through the need to make it easy to involve people from across the business in the risk process, to the confidence to challenge conventional thinking and be an honest broker.

 

Michael has shared his insights and lessons learned in a short video. In less than 6 minutes you’ll hear practical advice on exactly what makes a great risk manager from one of the foremost practitioners in the profession today. Take a look and share your own ideas.

 

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