The Risk Institute

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The Risk Institute at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business operates at the intersection of risk research and risk management practice. Focused on an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to risk management. Learn more.

  • Rooted in Research: We fund and distribute leading edge risk research in order to leverage risk as opportunity
  • Committed to Collaboration: We partner with academics, students, and executives from a broad cross-section of industries
  • Dedicated to Education: We equip students and executives with the knowledge to lead their companies through risk's threats and opportunities with confidence


Come see us at one of our Upcoming Events!


January 23, 2020: Adapting to a changing climate & the downstream impact on business

February 27, 2020: Our aging infrastructure’s effect on supply chain

March 25, 2020: Exploring the legalization of cannabis (Canceled due to COVID-19)

April 20, 2020: Banking Breakfast Session (Canceled due to COVID-19)

April 23, 2020: Distracted Driving Annual Forum (Postponed due to COVID-19)

May 13, 2020: Risk Mitigation: How a safe work environment can benefit the bottom line

June 11, 2020: Cyber Risk Management: Building resilience for 2020 and beyond 

September 22-23, 2020: Annual Conference - GeoPolitical Risk 

Founding members

The Ohio State University Risk Institute Founding Members


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Media inquiries please contact Whitney Honold

Phil Renaud
Executive Director, The Risk Institute 

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