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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 […]

Episode 52: with Anja Shortland discussing the risk of hostage crises, piracy and stolen art

Anja Shortland is a Professor of Political Economy at King’s College, London. Her teaching is on the economics of crime and she researches the world’s trickiest trades: the resolution of hostage crises and piracy incidents, stolen and looted art, and ransomware. She is particularly interested in the role of insurers in helping crime victims to […]

Episode 51: with Dominic Bowen discussing risk, climate change, diversity, and risk monitoring

Today is Harriet Tyler’s second interview with Dominic Bowen, and they are discussing risk, climate change, diversity, and risk awareness. Dominic is an experienced leader and risk professional. With 20 years’ experience specialising in operational resilience and risk management, he leads and manages global risk-remediation across various industries and sectors. He has helped teams around […]

Episode 50: with Dominic Bowen discussing risk assessments, China, and the USA

Today Harriet Tyler is interviewing Dominic Bowen, and they are discussing risk assessments, China, the USA, and transparency in the workplace.  Dominic is an experienced leader and risk professional. With 20 years’ experience specialising in operational resilience and risk management, he leads and manages global risk-remediation across various industries and sectors. He has helped teams […]

Episode 49: with guests from the American Counter-Terrorism Research Institute and Storyzy

Today we are joined by two guests.  The first is Ramón Ruti from Storyzy.  He has a computer engineering background and more than 15 years of experience in leading, directing, and managing international cyber risk management projects. He is one of the cofounders of Storyzy, where he leads and supervises the technical team.  Storyzy is […]