The Risk Institute is where thought leaders, seasoned professionals, and students of risk come together. We’re constantly engaged in an open, collaborative dialog about risk: its complexity, its relevance across all industries, and its potential as a tool for competitiveness and growth.
Risk Culture in the Financial Services Industry March 7, 2016, 7:30am
Financial institutions are accustomed to facing multiple kinds of risk, including credit, liquidity, operational, reputational, and regulatory risks. How these risks are managed affects the availability of credit and consequently economic growth in the economy. The Risk Institute brings together a panel of experts from Nationwide Bank, Huntington National Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Moderated by Professor Isil Erel (Associate Professor of Finance and Academic Director of The Risk Institute) the panel will focus on how regulators influence adoption of risk culture in financial institutions, as well as how regulatory risk moved to a more central point in the conversation of risk management after the financial crisis, and what this all means for those operating financial institutions in today’s unpredictable economy. Details and registration...
Leadership Transition at The Risk Institute
The Risk Institute at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business announces new leadership. Philip S. Renaud II will serve as the executive director of The Risk Institute, and Dr. Isil Erel will serve as the new academic director. Bernadette Minton, who served as interim executive director and was the founding academic director of the Institute, is stepping down to serve as the chair of the Department of Finance at Fisher College of Business. More...
The Risk Series
The Risk Series welcomed a full house on Thursday, January 21 with Digital Disruption: Strategy, Brand & Technology. The session focused on approaches to understanding an organization's digital opportunities and vulnerabilities in regards to both customer and employee perceptions. For more details, as well as the schedule for the remainder of 2015-2016 academic year, click here.
Call for Research Proposals - Due Date Extended to February 29, 2016
The Risk Institute invites area specific and inter-disciplinary proposals to fund research related togovernance and culture in risk management. The deadline for submissions has been extended to February 29, 2016. More information...
The Risk Institute 2015 Annual Conference DISRUPTION: Implications for Risk Management
This year's invitation-only conference took place on October 7-8, and focused on DISRUPTION and it's implications for risk management. Attendees gained a greater understanding of how your organization can approach the many sides of DISRUPTION, and leverage it to create value. More...
Founding member’s Chief Risk Officer honored by American Banker
Congratulations to Huntington’s Senior EVP and Chief Risk Officer Helga Houston, who has been selected again this year as one of the “25 Women to Watch” in American Banker magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Banking feature. Houston is one of the industry’s most high-profile risk management executives and is a member of The Risk Institute's advisory board.
The Risk Institute at Ohio Department of Insurance
Professor Bernadette A. Minton taught Corporate Governance & Culture to examiners at the Ohio Department of Insurance in November. Session content looked at how new regulations are affecting corporate governance and the value of embedding enterprise risk management and a healthy risk culture within the overall corporate governance and culture.
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The Risk Institute Graduate Assistant Leads Case Competition Team
Congratulations go out to The Risk Institute's Graduate Assistant, Umair Sheriff, for leading the winning team of the first round Deloitte Supply Chain Challenge & Case Competition, which took place at Fisher College of Business in February. Other team members include Fisher students Mona Balasubramanian, Vlad Manko and Michael Dean.