This week our featured topic is Estimating Risk and our guest expert is Andy Garlick. Andy is the managing director of The Risk Agenda is Andy Garlick. Andy has thirty years’ experience in risk. This started with work on nuclear risk assessment in the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. Since then he has held senior positions involving the development of a number of risk consulting businesses. These included the risk management business of AEA Technology, followed by Risk Solutions, the management consulting practice of AEA Technology, and Manex (UK) Limited. He set up The Risk Agenda in 2004.
He has worked with clients in the construction, nuclear, transport, oil and gas, chemical and government sectors. His mission during this time has been to make risk methods more accessible and more business-focussed. He has seen risk management move from being a peripheral and esoteric activity, mainly concerned with safety risks, to become a core business function. As part of this he undertakes training and wrote the book Estimating Risk: A Management Approach to provide an overview of risk quantification its place in managing risk.
He is currently interested in how risk management can be improved and has set up the website cloudsofvagueness.com to pursue a debate on the challenges and potential solutions. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management and is currently on the organising committee of their North West group, Networking Northwest.”
Join in at 11:30am EST on The PreGame Show to hear our interview with Andy.