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Episode 156: The Risks and Opportunities of Modern Immigration Technologies with Petra Molnar

At the international risk podcast we strive to uncover the different facets of the world of risk we find ourselves in. But these risks do not occur in a vacuum. Today we are in a permicrisis, and year after year we hear about how the climate crisis is tightening its grip on the earth’s natural […]

Special Edition – A Discussion of the Ongoing Conflict in Israel and Gaza

It has been nearly six months since Israel began its campaign to eliminate Hamas in Gaza, following the horrific terrorist attack on October 7th. Today, Ben Lawson, intern at the International Risk Podcast is joined by Dominic Bowen, the host of the podcast to discuss some of the new developments in the conflict, as well […]

Episode 155- Cybersecurity, Its Risks, and What Business Leaders Can Do with Steve Orrin

One of the key actions companies of all sizes have to take is to ensure that their cybersecurity is constantly up to date; but for many, the true scale of the risks surrounding poor cybersecurity remain largely unknown; so to help us unpack the risks and opportunities associated with cybersecurity, we are thrilled to be […]

Episode 154: Mafia Organisations in Latin America with Damian Gariglio

When most people think about organised crime, their minds will instantly turn towards mafia style organisations; and nowhere do mafias hold more of a reputation than in Latin America. According to the UNCAC Coalition (a global network of over 350 civil society organizations (CSOs) in over 100 countries, committed to promoting the ratification, implementation and […]

Episode 153: Seeking Discomfort for Personal Growth with Kaitlin Wooley

Achieving personal growth often requires experiencing discomfort. What if instead of tolerating discomfort (e.g., feeling awkward or uncomfortable), people actively sought it out? To explore this pressing question, we are joined by Kaitlin Woolley. Kaitlin is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, specializing in motivation science. Leveraging insights from […]

Episode 152 – Putin’s Presidency, Russia’s Aggression on Ukraine, and the Prospect of a Drumpf Presidency -Is There a New Axis of Evil? with Ambassador John E. Herbst

Last week, we heard from Ben Dubow, who gave us some fascinating insights into how he sees Putin’s next presidential term playing out and the implications of who comes second in the Russian presidential elections.   This week, we thought it crucial to hear from someone who has real world experience in international diplomacy, Ambassador […]

Episode 151: Putin’s Next Term as President – An Insight into the Risks Surrounding the 2024 Russian Elections with Ben Dubow

As we step into 2024, a critical year for democracy worldwide, the stage is set for 64 national elections, marking an unprecedented turnout at the polls. The backdrop is a canvas of escalating international tensions, the daunting specter of climate change, and stretched thin inter-governmental organizations like the UN and NATO. In a year of […]

Episode 150: The International Risks and Opportunities of Modern Business Growth with Ted McKenna

Today, we are joined by Ted McKenna. Ted is co-author of the bestselling book The JOLT Effect: How High Performers Overcome Customer Indecision, and a founding partner of DCM Insights. He is an accomplished sales and customer experience researcher whose work has appeared in the pages of Harvard Business Review and a sought-after speaker and […]

Episode 149 – The Changing International Risks of Transnational Organised Crime and Its Use of Technology with Dr Christopher Allen

Over the last few weeks we have talked about some of the facets of transnational organised crime, and today’s episode will continue to explore these international risks.   According to the UK Government, the illicit drugs market is big business, worth an estimated £9.4 billion a year in the UK alone.   Globally, over 236.1 […]

Episode 148: The International Risks Associated with Corporate Reputation with Rupert Younger

In recent podcasts, we have talked a lot about ESG, and the corporate responsibilities companies must take into account in their day-to-day working. The ways in which consumers view companies has changed dramatically over the last two decades, and corporate reputation is more important than ever, and reputations and brands are scrutinized than ever before. […]