“The only easy day was yesterday.”
-Navy Seals Mantra
New, unfamiliar, increasingly complex risks are coming at corporations from all directions. The risk landscape has never been more relentless – and it isn’t going to get easier.
If unaddressed, “new” risks can quickly:
- Disrupt business
- Damage reputation
- Destroy value
Having in place an executive voice of risk in the organisation that leads the risk agenda helps deliver the business model and drive business performance.
According to Tomorrow’s Company Good Governance Forum and CMGA, the following attributes make a successful risk leader:
1. Independent and influential
2. Clear and concise communicator
3. Standard bearer for what’s right
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About the CMGA
The Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) is a global management accounting designation that recognises the unique role played by men and women at organisations around the world who combine accounting and financial expertise with strategic insight to guide better business decisions.
Created through a joint venture of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the CGMA designation recognises the competencies and expertise of management accountants who are leading the world’s most successful organisations, and teaching at universities around the world, preparing the management accounting leaders of tomorrow.
About Tomorrow’s Company
Tomorrow’s Company is a London based global think tank delivering value for business leaders and owners by addressing the systemic and behavioural questions of the business world.
Tomorrow’s Company believes businesses can and should be a force for good. By inspiring generations of business leaders, Tomorrow’s Company is shaping business ethics for a more successful tomorrow.