Risk management

Businesses today need to integrate risk management fully into their strategy - not only to minimise potential losses but also to exploit new business opportunities arising from the risk agenda.

How we can help

Arthur D. Little can help you integrate risk management into your business strategy and tackle key safety and risk challenges. We can help you:

  • Understand opportunities and risks
  • Integrate risk management into your business processes
  • Assure the safe performance of complex critical systems
  • Manage safety and risk in high-hazard industries
  • Manage risk in projects
  • Measure and report risk performance

Our capabilities

Arthur D. Little has been pioneers risk management for more than three decades. Today, we have deeper insight and broader capability in this field than any other leading strategy consulting firm. Uniquely, we can provide in-house teams combining business and commercial acumen with specialist expertise and knowledge in areas such as safety critical systems, transport risk, safety culture and process safety. We work across a wide range of industries and public sector organisations.

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Development and delivery of bespoke training

Arthur D. Little has more than 25 years of experience developing and delivering high quality training for senior managers.  We have a range of open enrolment and bespoke courses covering topics such as safety leadership, strategic safety management and accident investigation.  Our training courses are delivered by highly experienced consulting staff.  We are always happy to share feedback from past courses as our clients can tell you how they found the courses engaging, linked to their own concerns or issues about risk and made a real difference to their leadership of safety.

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Management Team

Richard Clarke Director, United Kingdom

Michael Kruse Partner, Germany

Daniel Roos Principal, Sweden

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Viewpoints20 May 2016

Why risk management is failing

Embracing complexity and uncertainty with value-based risk management

In today's business environment of uncertainty, complexity and continuous change, conventional risk management approaches are all too often ineffective: they are poor at dealing with complexity, too slow to adapt, and focused on reporting [...]

Viewpoints04 May 2016

Assurance of your growing business

Are your new operations really as ready as you think?

As corporations extend their footprint into new geographies or new types of operations they face many challenges, not least of which is the potential for unexpected losses that can damage operations, corporate reputation, brand and [...]

Viewpoints15 January 2016

Subcontracting safety?

Strengthening control of supply chain safety using a culture-based approach

In the face of relentless and growing pressure for efficiency, companies are increasingly outsourcing to suppliers and contractors, meaning that managing safety across the supply chain is more challenging than ever. [...]

Viewpoints01 November 2015

Detection and prevention of risk from third parties

Better safe than sorry

<span style="font-size: 10.6666669845581px; ">As companies’ reliance on third parties (such as contractors, partners and suppliers) increases, the need to both detect&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 8pt; ">and prevent risk from these [...]

Press Releases29 February 2016

Infrastructure & Third Parties

This feature article in Commodities Now warns of the dangers of failing to conduct assessments of third-parties to detect and prevent risk. Companies in infrastructure operation interact with a large number of third parties, including [...]