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Episode 71: With Sergio Caredda discussing the role of HR in the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Sergio Caredda, an HR Professional that believes in the human side of HR. Sergio Caredda currently works for OVS SpA as Chief People Officer and has substantial experience in HR across multiple functions, both in business and in consulting. He recently launched a page to collaboratively collect resources that, from an HR perspective, can support […]

Episode 61: with Brian O’Donoghue discussing financial risks, governance and corporate compliance

Brian O’ Donoghue is based in Cork in Ireland and has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, more recently in the Risk, Compliance, Regulatory area and has also been an auditor, accountant, banker, and commercial property lender. He has worked for the Irish Government, as well as companies including PwC, Powertel, […]

Episode 60: with Roberto Kraenkel discussing Jair Bolsonaro’s take on COVID-19, epidemiology, and life after the pandemic

Roberto Kraenkel holds a PhD degree in Physics and is a full-time professor at the São Paulo State University in Brazil. His research focuses on mathematical modelling in Ecology and Epidemiology. He has published over 100 articles over the last thirty years. During the Covid-19 pandemic, he has played a pivotal role in establishing one […]

Episode 59: with Chito Arceo discussing climate change, risks related to activism and COP26

Chito is an 18-year old climate activist from the Philippines. He is currently taking up a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology at the University of the Philippines-Diliman. He is also the North-Central Luzon Regional Coordinator of Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP) and the President of the Abacan River and Angeles Watershed Youth Council […]

Episode 58: with Dominic Bowen discussing Ukraine, Russia, and adapting business operations in the midst of a potential invasion

As the risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine become increasingly more likely, the host of the International Risk Podcast, Dominic Bowen, discusses how businesses should be preparing and adapting to this complex environment riddled with uncertainty. Dominic is an experienced leader and risk professional. From tackling whether Russia is using energy as a geopolitical […]

Episode 57: with Remy Haggard discussing drones, their unforeseen risks and how they can help us

Remy Haggard is an independent risk consultant who provides multinational companies and risk management agencies with analysis on political risk, travel security and reputational risk. He advises clients on how they can minimise the exposure of their people and assets to different kinds of risks and build organisational resilience in complex operating environments across the […]

Episode 56: with Taras Kuzio discussing the risk of Russo-Ukrainian geopolitical tensions, diplomatic misunderstandings, and Nord Stream 2

Russo-Ukrainian geopolitical tensions have been monopolizing news headlines as reports point to an imminent invasion reminiscent of the 2014 occupation of Crimea. However, there’s a lot more than what originally meets the eye, in terms of the economic, risk, ideological and diplomatic implications of recent developments. To untangle the complexities of the situation, we are […]

Episode 55: With Tiziano Breda discussing the Nicaraguan Elections, the role of Russia in Central America and risk to political analysts

Nicaragua’s elections held on November 7 rung alarm bells for political analysts that focus on Central America, as Ortega’s hyperbolic electoral win pointed to his continued encroachment on democratic freedoms and institutions in the country. To dissect the implications of these elections we are joined by Tiziano Breda, Central America Analyst for the International Crisis […]

Episode 54: With Colin Pereira discussing Afghanistan, risk to journalists, and risk assessment platforms

For two decades, Colin has shaped the risk management model for journalists operating under threat. He is a Director at HP Risk Management, a consultancy assisting companies and media organisations operating in fragile environments. In 2020, he launched RiskPal, a software as a service platform focusing on streamlining risk assessment. Previously he was head of […]

Episode 53: with Scott Schober discussing cybersecurity strategies and cyber risk management

Scott Schober is the President and CEO of Berkeley Varitronics Systems, a 48-year-old, New Jersey-based provider of advanced, world-class wireless test and security solutions. He is the author of three best-selling security books: Hacked Again, Cybersecurity is Everybody’s Business, and Senior Cyber. Scott is a highly sought-after author and expert for live security events, media […]