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Episode 48: with Josephine Wolff discussing ransomware and cyber security

Josephine Wolff is an associate professor of cybersecurity policy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  Her book “You’ll See This Message When It Is Too Late: The Legal and Economic Aftermath of Cybersecurity Breaches” was published by MIT Press in 2018. Her writing on cybersecurity has also appeared in Slate, […]

Episode 47: with Robert Kabera discussing the genocide in Rwanda, climate change risks, micro-financing opportunities, and chocolate

Robert Kabera is originally from Rwanda, where he and his family lived through the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. He and his family spent six years in refugee camps after the genocide, often without any electricity. Robert went on to study at  Stanford University, and then he founded the credit rating agency Credimarks, with the […]

Episode 46: with Paul Green, founder of The Cockpit Method, discussing risk

Today we are joined by Paul Green who is a commercial airline pilot and founder of The Cockpit Method. Paul founded his own coaching and consultancy business during lockdown after being made redundant from his ‘dream job’, with one simple goal, to help others improve their resilience using the decade’s of risk management experience he […]

Episode 45: with Lisa Reilly from the Global Interagency Security Forum discussing international risk, diversity, and mentally healthy workplaces

Today we are joined by Lisa Reilly from the Global Interagency Security Forum. GISF is a member-led NGO forum that drives change through our global network of over 125 member organisations.  Focused on positively influencing security risk management practice that improves employees internationally, and increases operational effectiveness. Read more about Global Interagency Security Forum 

Episode 44: with Paul Katsoff discussing data security

Today we are joined by Paul Katsoff.  For over a decade Paul has worked with technology companies seeking manageable growth and brand loyalty. He has managed software development, support and sales.  Paul’s career has ranged from being an integral part of a new business start-up team, to becoming a key driver in the business enabling […]

Episode 43: with Allan Wind discussing working for the US Government around the world and managing international risks

Today we are joined by Allan Wind.  Allan is a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer from the US Agency for International Development, often referred to as USAID.  Allan worked with USAID on assignments between 1990 to 2019 in Peru, Nicaragua, Angola, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan and South Africa. He provided oversight to US Government foreign aid […]

Episode 42: with Gordan Janow, discussing the risks of climbing the world’s highest mountains and how to successfully mitigate risk

Gordon Janow is a founding member of Alpine Ascents International, an organisation with 35 years of experience supporting climbers and mountaineers.  And this year alone, Alpine Ascents will be leading 30 expeditions.  Gordon is a long traveller, with a keen interest in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.  His most recently pioneering took him to India […]

Episode 41: with Garry Pratt discuss leadership and risk management, as well as being outside as a risk mitigation strategy

Today we are joined by Garry Pratt.  Garry is the founder of ed-tech innovator, Teachit.  He started his career in advertising and publishing. He has entrepreneurship running in his veins and has started, scaled and successfully exited several ventures.  Garry remains a director and chair of a number of innovative businesses.  He is also an […]

Episode 40: with David Clamp discussing volunteering risks in China and how risk management has evolved

Since leaving the UK Civil Service in the late 1990s for a volunteer placement in rural China, David has worked for different NGOs as a Trainer, Programme Manager, Country Director, Global Security Advisor and most recently as Director of Safety, Operations & Governance.  David leads Raleigh International’s safety, medical, safeguarding, governance and training teams, and […]

Episode 39: with Kelsey Hoppe discussing international risk, gender, and intersectional security

Kelsey Hoppe is the Chief Executive of Safer Edge, a risk management company, specialising in equitable security – making security accessible, inclusive and appropriately diverse. Safer Edge provides learning and risk management services to organisations that work in challenging environments – whether that is across the street or around the world. Kelsey brings an innovative perspective […]