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Sep 18, 2018

Welcome to the second episode of RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Writer at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society. He’s coming to you live from Conference Room B at the RIMS Headquarters in New York City to bring you interviews with leaders of the international risk management community.


Today’s special guest is RIMS Chief Executive Officer, Mary Roth. Mary has been with RIMS since 1985, has held several high-level positions and assumed her current role in 2004. If anyone has their ear to the ground of the risk management landscape, it’s Mary.


In this episode, Mary and Justin discuss trends in the industry, upcoming education and events, and how she navigates the risks of running a non-profit. She also reveals a new feature for the RIMS annual 2019 Conference, so stay tuned to hear all about it!


Key Takeaways:

[:17] About the guest for this week’s episode.

[:31] Exciting happenings and events at RIMS in the following months.

[1:18] About Mary Roth, CEO of RIMS.

[1:40] Mary talks about how RIMS is expanding its international presence.

[3:00] Mary speaks about their RIMS Risk Forum in Mumbai, India.

[4:30] Some of the challenges Mary faced while developing the CRMP exam and certification as a whole.

[5:48] How Mary has seen the risk landscape change in the last few years, what she believes has made the most impact, and how she has seen risk managers and the industry react.

[8:17] What Mary sees as some other possible emerging risks.

[10:19] What some of the risks are from leading a non-profit, such as RIMS.

[11:43] The international trends Mary is monitoring and how they might impact RIMS membership and international chapters.

[14:16] About RIMS upcoming education program.

[15:30] About next week’s episode and guest.


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMS Canada Conference (Sept. 23-26th) St. John’s Convention Center

RIMS Cyber Risk Forum (Oct. 4-5th) Sheraton Seattle Hotel

RIMS ERM Conference (Oct. 29-30th) Fairmont Queen Elizabeth's Hotel

RIMS Risk Forum (Nov 13-14th) in Mumbai, India

RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition (April 28th-May 1st, 2019) in Boston (for more information about upcoming events and more)
OPIS (The RIMS Information Network)


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