Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has announced that Sir David John Spiegelhalter, British statistician and Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, will be a guest speaker at the ARM Global Conference in London. Stella Rimington, former Director General of M15 has also been confirmed as the key note speaker at the Conference, which takes place on 18 October at the Dorchester, Mayfair, London.

 

David Spiegelhalter is Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication and works to improve the way in which risk and statistical evidence are taught and discussed in society. He presents to, and advises, organizations on risk communication and is a regular commentator on risk issues. He presented the BBC4 documentaries ‘Tails you Win: the Science of Chance’ and the award-winning ‘Climate Change by Numbers’ and the Cambridge Science Festival talk (2013). He was elected FRS in 2005, awarded an OBE in 2006 and was knighted in 2014 for services to medical statistics.

 

Keith Ricketts, Vice President of Global Marketing at Sword Active Risk commented; “We are delighted to welcome Sir David as a guest speaker at our London Conference. In his work Sir David focuses on the difference between how we think and feel about risk and explains how to weigh up the real risk. His insightful presentation will be of tremendous value to the risk practitioners at our event and I am sure will stimulate a lot of discussion amongst our ARM experts and industry peers.”

 

For more information and to register for your place please visit: www.armgcc.com/london

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