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What are the key skills and characteristics needed to be successful in this role? Here is my list:
- Risk management is to a large degree an art form. This requires a strong right hand (artistic) brain, able to cope with qualitative and inexact concepts and able to “see” into the future.
- At the same time, the risk manager needs to be logical, analytical, problem-solving and exhibit a high degree of common sense.
- The risk manager must be commercially astute and demonstrate a high degree of business acumen. Read more.
Operational Risk Management and the wider defined Enterprise Risk Management are often touted as a new concept. While the methodologies and processes employed may have been enhanced in the recent past, risk management is hardly new. Humans, arising from the instinct for survival, have been using and developing risk management techniques from the beginning of time. Continue reading here.