Risk in Context Podcast: The Road to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Companies' efforts around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are improving and accelerating. But there are still gaps that need to be addressed.

This episode of Marsh’s Risk in Context podcast features a conversation on DE&I initiatives with Patti Steis, Global Risk Management Leader in the Southeast US at Marsh, Angela Berg, Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consulting Leader at Mercer, and Vin Foderingham, Corporate Director of Risk Management at Northrop Grumman.

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion can contribute to better decision-making, stronger financial results, and greater resilience for businesses.
  • As leaders within their organisations, risk professionals must be engaged in DE&I efforts and must understand the risks presented by a lack of diversity, equity, and inclusivity.
  • Leadership from the C-suite and board of directors is crucial to ensuring the effectiveness of DE&I programs.

About our Speakers

Patricia Steis is Global Risk Management Leader for Marsh’s Southeast region, responsible for delivering risk advisory and brokerage services and solutions to Marsh’s largest national and multinational clients in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. Patti has more than 30 years of leadership, risk advisory, and legal experience.

Angela Berg is Mercer’s Global DEI Consulting Leader. In more than 20 years at Mercer, she has helped develop effective diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies and comprehensive change strategies for complex and diverse organisations across a range of industries.

Vincent Foderingham is Corporate Director of Risk Management and Assistant Treasurer at Northrop Grumman. He has more than 25 years of insurance and risk management experience, including positions at Raytheon, Bealls, and Feld Entertainment. In 2020, Vin was named a Risk All Star by Risk & Insurance.

Our Speakers

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Patricia Steis

Global Risk Management Leader at Marsh

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Angela Berg

Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consulting Leader at Mercer

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Vincent Foderingham

Corporate Director of Risk Management and Assistant Treasurer at Northrop Grumman Corp.