Risk in Context Podcast: Global Risk and Resilience

The Global Risks Report 2021, which is produced annually by the World Economic Forum with the support of Marsh McLennan and others, offers valuable perspectives on a range of major risks.

This episode of Marsh’s Risk in Context podcast features Carolina Klint, Marsh’s Risk Management Leader for Continental Europe, and Reid Sawyer, Head of Marsh’s Emerging Risks Group, who discuss what the report’s key findings mean for businesses that are looking to become more resilient.

 

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Key Takeaways

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated critical global risks affecting businesses and society, including cyber and digital threats and geopolitical perils, many of which are interconnected.
  • Amid these threats, businesses are increasingly focusing on investing in resilience — and risk professionals have a vital role to play.
  • Organisations must better connect risk with strategy and develop metrics that enable them to better understand and measure risk and resilience.

About our Speakers

Carolina Klint is Marsh’s Risk Management Leader for Continental Europe, responsible for delivering services and solutions to Marsh’s largest national and multinational clients. Carolina has more than 18 years of international and leadership experience; before joining Marsh in 2017, she held several senior positions with AIG. In 2013, Carolina was named one of Business Insurance’s Women to Watch.

Reid Sawyer leads Marsh’s Emerging Risks Group, which includes Marsh’s Cyber Risk Consulting Practice. In this role, he leads sales, strategy, and delivery of complex risk consulting services to all US clients. The Emerging Risks Group delivers integrated consulting and analytics solutions addressing strategic risks across cyber, climate, geopolitical, and other evolving threats.

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CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Reid leads Marsh’s Emerging Risks Group, which includes Marsh’s Cyber Risk Consulting Practice.  In this role, he leads sales, strategy, and delivery of complex risk consulting services to all US clients. The group delivers integrative consulting and analytics solutions addressing strategic risks across cyber, climate, geopolitical, and other evolving threats.  

EXPERIENCE

A nationally recognized expert, Reid brings 25 years of experience in identifying and managing critical risk issues facing businesses and government. Prior to joining Marsh, he led JLT’s Emerging Risks Group. Reid spent more than 20 years with the US Army, where he acted as a senior advisor on emerging risk trends, served in Special Operations forces, and founded the US Army’s premier strategy group on counterterrorism.  He was also a senior faculty member at West Point. Reid frequently advises boards, industry leaders, and senior government officials on critical cyber, geopolitical, and other emerging strategic risks.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy
  • Master of Public Administration from Columbia University

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