Properties and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) hosted their third annual seminar for local risk management professionals at the Msheireb Enrichment Centre in Doha.
With companies across industries exposed to ever more sophisticated technical and reputation risks, a new level of preparedness is required to ensure both operational continuity and stakeholder trust, delegates attending the full-day programme of discussions and presentations heard.
Guests speakers at the seminar, titled ‘Strategic Risk Management’, included Steve Fowler, Chief Executive Officer of the IRM; Jerold Williamson, Chief Risk Officer at the Commercial Bank of Qatar; and Peter Kohut, Director of Risk Management at KPMG.
Opening a panel discussion at the event, C.S Chandrasekaran, Chief Financial Officer of Msheireb Properties, said: “Enterprise risk management is of vital importance to the growth of all forward-thinking organisations. Though complex, enterprise risk management procedures help companies achieve more effective internal integration and deliver on their business targets.”
He said: “Msheireb Properties is applying the latest risk management strategies as part of a broader effort to introduce industry best practices, and we’re delighted to have organised this seminar with IRM to encourage others in the business community to raise standards.”
The Institute of Risk Management is the world’s leading enterprise-wide risk education institute, providing a variety of courses at levels ranging from introductory to expert. The IRM-Qatar Regional Group is a fully voluntary body made up of interested risk management professionals working in Qatar.
Msheireb Properties, Qatar’s leading sustainable developer, is dedicated to changing the way people think about urban living and improving their overall quality of life through innovations that encourage social interaction, respect for culture, and environmental conservation and awareness. The Msheireb Enrichment Centre is a floating community and knowledge-sharing facility moored in Doha’s West Bay district.
Open to the public from Monday to Thursday, from 9.00 am to 8.30 pm, and from 3.30 to 6.30 pm on Saturdays, the Msheireb Enrichment Centre regularly receives visits from international VIPs and dignitaries.