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Feb 5, 2019

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


Today’s episode will provide a unique, international insight! The guest today is Teressa Betty, a Risk Consultant to the ASB Bank as well as the President of the newly created New Zealand and Pacific Island Chapter of RIMS.


Betty provides a very global view of the newly formed Chapter of RIMS. In today’s discussion, she talks about her career and what it’s like to be a risk manager in New Zealand, including the challenges (and fun parts!) of creating a new, national Chapter.


Key Takeaways:

[:16] About today’s episode.

[:54] About the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference.

[1:20] How Teressa got started in risk management.

[3:02] Teressa gives a status update on the newly created New Zealand and Pacific Island Chapter of RIMS. She also talks about what it takes to create a Chapter.

[5:55] Their current top five risks, including risks unique to New Zealand.

[9:10] How these risks influence Teressa’s job on a daily basis.

[11:52] How would Teressa characterize her risk appetite? And would she say it is reflective of New Zealand’s overall culture?

[13:36] What Teressa thinks companies and risk managers should know about working with New Zealand-based organizations or when they’re doing business in the country.


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMS Annual Conference 2019
ASB Bank

More about the newly formed New Zealand and Pacific Island Chapter of RIMS

The complete list of RIMS Chapters


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