The Centre for Risk Studies, in conjunction with McKinsey & Company, is pleased to announce the 2016 annual risk prize. An award will be made for the best submission on risk management by a current student at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. 

The annual competition awards a prize for the best submission on risk management by a current Masters or PhD student at one of the following University of Cambridge departments:

  • Cambridge Judge Business School
  • Department of Land Economy
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of History
  • Faculty of Law

The winner will be awarded a prize of £3,000 at the Cambridge Risk Centre’s annual conference. The deadline for this year’s competition has closed.

The application

Entries should be in the form of an illustrated document no longer than 10 pages, including appendices and references. Exhibits and data tables are encouraged. The subject matter should be broadly related to risk management including governance, risk in strategy, risk modelling, risk metrics, or risk as a general subject. Potential subjects include regulation, corporations, global strategy and financial institutions. 

Further information and resources

Find out more about the Risk Prize 2016 application process