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Oct 22, 2018

Welcome to the seventh episode of RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Writer at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society. Today’s guest, Nagumantry Roop Kumar, is the Executive Vice President and Chief of Risk Information and Cyber Security Management for SBI Life Insurance company in India.


Nagumantry has been an insurance professional for more than 31 years, experiencing handling Enterprise Risk Management, Information Security, Business Continuity Management, Fraud Monitoring, and Operations & Marketing. As a skilled Risk Professional, he has extensive experience in developing and implementing successful Risk Management policies and has won many awards in the field, such as Best Chief Risk Officer of the Year Award in 2017 by Computer Society of India, Most Innovative Risk Management Strategy in 2017 by Legal era magazine, and the Award for Creating Cyber Security Awareness in 2017 by Computer Society of India. He is also the first person in India to receive the RIMS CRMP certification!


Listen in to this week’s episode to hear Nagumantry Kumar’s methodology when it comes to preparing both his business and clients when it comes to natural disasters, how he feels the global risk management community could learn from his own disaster preparedness methods, how Cloud Computing has benefited his risk management work, and his thoughts and experiences regarding studying and completing RIMS CRMP course.


Key Takeaways:

[:16] About today’s guest and episode.

[:30] About RIMS new members-only podcast and how to access it.

[:50] About upcoming RIMS events.

[1:46] More about RIMcast’s guest, Nagumantry Roop Kumar.

[2:52] When it comes to natural disasters, how does Nagumantry prepare his business and clients?

[5:42] Nagumantry’s experiences dealing with natural disasters first-hand.

[6:50] How Nagumantry feels that the global risk management community can learn from his disaster preparedness methods.

[8:14] How Cloud Computing has benefited Nagumantry’s risk management work.

[10:11] Has Cloud Computing ever hindered Nagumantry’s work? Some concerns Nagumantry has.

[12:03] Nagumantry’s experience studying for and completing RIMS’ CRMP course.

[14:48] Nagumantry’s parting thoughts regarding the upcoming RIMS Risk Forum.

[16:23] Justin reminds listeners what links and pages to check out after listening to this week’s podcast!

[17:19] Email Justin at if you would like to suggest a topic to be covered on the podcast.


Mentioned in this Episode:

SBI Life Insurance (You can save $100 off your membership if you use the code: ERM18NEW)

“RIMScast: A Guide to Cyber Insurance” (RIMScast’s newest members-only podcast)

RIMS ERM Conference (Oct. 29-30th) Fairmont Queen Elizabeth’s Hotel (Attend and renew your membership on site!)

RIMS Risk Forum (Nov 13-14th) in Mumbai, India (10% off discount available for registration using the code: WEBINAR10)

RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition (April 28th-May 1st, 2019) in Boston

Register for Nagumantry Roop Kumar’s Webinar on Cloud Computing (Oct. 25th)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)



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