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Sep 22, 2020

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


In this episode, Justin Smulison is joined once more by Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc to conclude their discussion about Enterprise Risk Management.


Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc is the CEO and founder of GEC Risk Advisory; a firm she launched following her career as a general council and an ERM leader for several companies. As a global governance, risk, ESG, ethics, cyber, and crisis strategist, Dr. Blanc advises a broad cross-section of businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies. Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc will also be delivering the keynote at the upcoming virtual RIMS ERM Conference on Nov. 4th, 2020.


In Episode 100, Justin and Dr. Bonime-Blanc discussed ESGT. In today’s conversation, they will be discussing how ESGT is tied to diversity in the workplace, her overall risk philosophy, and what the ERM practitioners of today and tomorrow must do to succeed.


Key Takeaways:

[:01] About RIMS’ Transitional Membership.

[:25] About today’s episode.

[:33] Current RIMS features, offerings, and events.

[1:16] More about today’s episode with Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc.

[1:47] Justin welcomes Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc to the podcast.

[1:54] Dr. Bonime-Blanc shares her thoughts around how ERM and ESGT are tied to diversity in the workplace.

[6:05] Dr. Bonime-Blanc has a very accomplished career and has led some influential and innovative companies — including her own. She shares some of the challenges she has faced along the way and how she has overcome them.

[10:38] How have the challenges in the market changed since Dr. Bonime-Blanc launched her own advisory firm?

[14:35] Why does Dr. Bonime-Blanc feel that ERM is critical to the future of the risk management profession?

[16:23] Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc shares her thoughts and advice on what the ERM practitioner of today and tomorrow must do to succeed (and how they can demonstrate value for their organization).

[18:55] Justin thanks Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc for joining RIMScast once again and shares some links to check out in today’s show notes!


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMS ERM Conference 2020 Register Today!

More with Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc:

RIMSCAST Ep. 100: “How ERM Can Catalyze (Y)our World with Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc”

ERM Q&A Series Presents: Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc — “ESG+T Risks Require Enhanced Board Attention”

Risk Management Magazine: “Pale, Stale & Male: Does Board Diversity Matter?” by Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc

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