IRM welcomes David Epstein as NED

The Institute of Risk Management has announced the appointment of David Epstein (pictured) as non-executive director.

Bringing a wealth of experience to the role, Mr Epstein is the group ALM and treasury director at Aviva, and a director of subsidiary, Aviva Capital Partners.

Mr Epstein has over 20 years’ experience in financial services covering investment banking, pensions, insurance and reinsurance for corporates, public sector and financial institutions across Europe and North America.

Whilst at JP. Morgan, he was part of the team that developed the innovative LifeMetrics platform for longevity risk management. He holds a DPhil in Mathematical Finance from Oxford University and served for a number of years as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

His deep understanding of enterprise risk management aligns perfectly with IRM's mission to advance risk management practices and empower professionals worldwide.

Stephen Sidebottom, IRM chair said: “We are pleased to be able to welcome David to the IRM family. His insights and vision will be invaluable as we continue our journey to shape the global future of risk management.

“With David’s wealth of experience and industry expertise, IRM is poised to strengthen its position as a global leader in the provision of risk management education, training and thought leadership.

“This appointment reflects our ongoing commitment to excellence and innovation in risk management education and advocacy and equipping risk management professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate today's complex business landscape”.

David Epstein added: “The IRM has a critical role to play through education and thought leadership in meeting the challenge of managing risks in an increasingly complex and uncertain environment. I am honoured to join the IRM’S Board of Directors and look forward to collaborating with my esteemed colleagues to further elevate the field of risk management and drive positive change in our industry.”

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