Tag: risk

Cryptocurrency: Will it ever become mainstream?

Most people in the world have probably heard of cryptocurrency in conversation with friends and colleagues or online in the last couple of years. If it wasn’t the soaring value of Bitcoin reported on in headlines, people were talking about and memeing the almost fantastical sounding Dogecoin. And yet, many people remain wary and even […]

Episode 74: Dominic Bowen on the conflict in Ukraine

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The international risks of civil unrest and protest

High risk protests in Sweden The International Risk Podcast is tracking a variety of risks internationally, including the risks of civil unrest and protest around the world.  The risks internationally from civil unrest, demonstrations, protests, and riots remains significant across the world.  In Sweden, the leader of a far-right Danish party is organising protests, which […]

Jaroslava Barbieri

Currently a doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham (UK) and a researcher at the Arena Programme at John Hopkins University, Jara obtained her MPhil in European Politics from Oxford and also holds an MSc in Political Theory from LSE and a BA in Philosophy from Sapienza University of Rome. Her doctoral research focuses on […]

Episode 72 : Jaroslava Barbieri on the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

In this episode of The International Risk Podcast, we speak to Jaroslava Barbieri, a doctoral researcher looking at Russia’s involvement in post-Soviet de factor states and related challenges to conflict resolution. She is currently a researcher at the Arena Programme at John Hopkins University and her research interests lie in the EU’s foreign and neighborhood […]

Russia sanctions and the impact on international risk

Organisations around the world are assessing their governance and risk exposure as the west uses sanctions in larger scale than seen in recent history. The challenges organisations face with sanctions risk and compliance are varied andnumerous, from the operational challenge of screening vast numbers of third parties to the investigative challenge of identifying individuals or […]

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 […]

Russia will likely not invade Ukraine – but businesses will continue to operate in a high risk environment

Chilling parallels can be drawn between Russia’s current build up on Ukraine’s eastern border and the invasion of Crimea in 2014. Alarmist US intelligence observations assert that as many as 175,000 Russian troops could be mobilised along the Russo-Ukrainian border in January, a strategic move that Western analysts have correlated with President Vladimir Putin’s exponential use […]

Colin Pereira

Our guest for episode 54 is Colin Pereira, a pioneer who has been working on risk management models for journalists operating under threat for over two decades. 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 […]

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 […]