The focus this month is on the challenging times facing all business and communities with the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
• Pandemics: The Convergence of Business Disruption & Economic Slowdown. In early March, I posted this article on how to deal with the unfolding economic, social and financial crisis. Click here for the full article.
• Podcast: Pandemic Prep: Board Oversight of Crisis Response. I recorded a podcast with the US based group Diligent (the world’s leading board portal group) in mid-March, on board oversight during the pandemic crisis. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The Diligent Insights website (( https://insights.diligent.com/) is also a fantastic resource for boards and executives.
• Australian Financial Review (AFR) Article on Risk Management. The AFR’s highly regarded columnist, Chanticleer, published an article on 1 April 2020 highlighting the value that risk professionals can bring to any organization. I was delighted to be able to provide my thoughts and observations on the management of risk by boards.