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May 7, 2019

Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Manager at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.


This week, Justin is speaking with Joseph W. Mayo — the Keynote Speaker for RIMS NeXtGen Forum (on June 14th, 2019, in New York City). Joseph is an award-winning project manager and internationally recognized risk management expert. He has more than 20 years of experience in IT and has been a risk practitioner for 21 years. Joseph strives to enhance global risk management and project management practices professionally and on a volunteer basis. He is also the author of several critically acclaimed books and publications on risk management.


In this episode, Justin and Joseph discuss the upcoming RIMS NeXtGen Forum, Joseph’s keynote speech, ESG events and how they impact the risk management community, the current actuarial approach embedded in risk management, and Joseph’s experience with earning his RIMS-CRMP.


Key Takeaways:

[:15] About today’s episode and guest!

[:55] Joseph gives a preview of his keynote at the NeXtGen Forum, titled: “Don't Tell Me What I Already Know. Tell Me What I Don't Know.”

[1:49] A lot of this work revolves around Environmental, Science and Governmental (ESG) events and how they impact the risk management community. Does Joseph believe they are becoming more frequent? And what are some examples?

[2:49] Joseph details a recent prominent ESG event: the Volkswagen Dieselgate.

[4:20] Does Joseph feel that the current actuarial approach embedded in risk management needs to change?

[5:30] How does Joseph feel that his keynote and published works will influence the next generation of risk managers?

[7:00] Should risk managers be changing their strategies from defensive to offensive?

[7:37] Joseph talks about his experience earning his RIMS-CRMP.

[8:47] How did Joseph prepare for the RIMS-CRMP exam/course?

[9:22] When did Joseph earn his certificate? And how does he feel about it all now?

[10:10] What the next generation of risk managers would benefit from if they took the RIMS-CRMP course.

[11:02] About Joseph’s keynote and appearance at the RIMS NeXtGen Forum.

[11:37] What is it about the NeXtGen audience that excites Joseph?


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMS NeXtGen Forum: June 14th, 2019 in New York City

RIMS ERM Conference 2019: Nov. 4-5th in New Orleans

Upcoming RIMS Events

RIMS-CRMP (RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional)

J.W. Mayo Consulting

Joseph’s Twitter: @TaoOfRisk

Volkswagen Dieselgate


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