Network Rail, Skanska and Transport for London receive top awards for risk management practices

Maidenhead, UK. 14 November 2016 –  Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, congratulates clients Network Rail, Skanska and Transport for London for their success at this year’s CIR Risk Management Awards. Transport for London was awarded Risk Management Programme of the Year (for its Rolling Stock Renewals programme), the Public Sector Risk Management Award and was highly commended for ERM Strategy of the Year. Network Rail’s Helen Hunter-Jones was presented Risk Manager of the Year, with Richard Bendall-Jones Newcomer of the Year, while Skanska was awarded Risk Management Team of the Year. It is the second year that Network Rail and Skanska have won a prestigious award at the event.

The winners were announced at a gala dinner held on 10 November 2016 at the Millennium Hotel London Mayfair, attended by more than 250 guests, an increase on last year’s event.

Keith Ricketts, Vice President of Marketing at Sword Active Risk commented; “We are delighted to see our clients winning these prestigious CIR Risk Management Awards – recognition for their achievement in applying risk management best practice in their organizations. It also endorses their use of an Enterprise Risk tool to embrace and support a risk management culture and deliver successful programs that mitigate operational and financial risk.”

Sword Active Risk customers have a noteworthy track record at the CIR Risk Management Awards, with winners every year since 2010. Notably in 2012 Skanska won several awards including Outstanding Contribution to the Risk Industry award and last year Network Rail Infrastructure Projects – Edinburgh Waverley, Crossrail and Skanska all won awards.

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Sword Active Risk is the project risk software provider of choice for the world’s leading Energy, Infrastructure and Defense projects, working with organizations like the US Air Force, Bechtel, Crossrail, US Federal Aviation Administration, Lockheed Martin, Rio Tinto and Skanska to manage project risk worldwide.

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