IRM’s Ouko-Misiko appointed to WEF advisory board

The Institute of Risk Management’s Carol Ouko-Misiko has been appointed to the advisory board of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report. Ouko-Misiko is a senior member of the Institute and plays a key role in managing the IRM’s East Africa Regional Group; she is group chief risk officer for Britam Holdings, where she oversees risk management across seven countries (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Malawi and Mozambique).

Carol Ouko-Misiko, CMIRM said: "It is a great honour and privilege to be appointed to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report Advisory Board and to represent the IRM providing my professional input from an African perspective.

“Today's world is increasingly defined by unpredictable events with severe and lasting consequences that impact on an organisation's ability to survive and thrive. Effective business risk managers must develop greater global situational awareness to understand and stay ahead of these direct and indirect risks. “

Head of global risks and geopolitical agenda at the World Economic Forum, Emilio Granados Franco, said Ouko-Misiko’s appointment comes at a time when Africa’s role in shaping the future of the world is becoming more important.

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