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Dr Andrew Coburn, Centre for Risk Studies: Understanding the risk of financial catastrophe

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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David Champion, Harvard Business Review: Taking ownership of the risk itself is a source of opportunity and return

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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Mark Davies, Rio Tinto: Managing risk well is about embedding uncertainty into the decision-making process

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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Gillian Tett, Financial Times: Techniques and vision involved in risk management must be broadened

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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Andrew Freeman, Cambridge Research Associates: Is there too much complexity in the way risk is tackled?

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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Professor Doyne Farmer, Oxford University: The danger of systemic crises

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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Dr Michael Jacobides, London Business School: Finding an appropriate risk versus growth or return trade-off

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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1st Annual Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize 2013 winner

The Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies, in conjunction with McKinsey & Company, is pleased to announce the winners of the first annual Cambridge - McKinsey Risk Prize. The prize recognises the best submission on risk management by a current student…

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Research Horizons: Crash, crisis, calamity: system shock in a globalised world

Threats that cause supply chains and other networks to break down can cascade through today’s interconnected world of social, economic and financial interaction. New research is redefining this global risk to help businesses and governments build resilience. The latest issue…

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Cambridge Risk Centre contributes to UK government planning

Blackett Review Panel for Strategic Shocks: High Impact-Low Probability Events Facing the UK. In Autumn 2010 the UK Government commissioned a panel of internationally regarded experts in the field of risk management, including the University of Cambridge's Dr Andrew Coburn…

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