Keynote speakers include explorer Ranulph Fiennes, Award winning Guardian journalist Michael White, Australian military and UN leader (retired) Matina Jewell and US military leader and author, Howard Wasdin

Maidenhead, UK. 11 February 2016 – Sword Active Risk, a supplier of risk management software and services, has announced the speaker line-up for its popular Global Risk Management Conference Series for 2016. The events start in the summer in Dubai, UAE (1st  June), Chicago, USA (16-17th June) and London, UK (23rd  June), and conclude with the final conference in Sydney, Australia on 22nd September 2016. Keynote speakers include Ranulph Fiennes, the renowned adventurer and polar explorer and Michael White, Assistant Editor of the Guardian and broadcaster in the UK; in Australia, Major Matina Jewell, (Retired) who served with the elite American SEALs and UN Peace Patrol; and in the US, Howard Wasdin, Former Elite Navy SEAL Team Six Sniper and New York Times Best-Selling author. Expanded in 2016, the events are open to a wide following of risk practitioners and provide an opportunity to hear leading industry advisors and speakers, and the chance to network and share experiences with peers from the sector.


Nick Scully, COO at Sword Active Risk said; “Since our first Global Risk Management Conference series we have seen tremendous industry interest in the events. They have now become a significant date in the risk practitioner’s diary as an opportunity to hear the latest developments in the industry worldwide. We are delighted again to have guest keynote speakers who deliver inspirational and thought provoking talks on risk from personal, team and operational viewpoints, while the user and practical sessions provide hands-on advice and expertise that can be shared among the risk community.”

As well as the keynote speeches delegates will have the chance to hear more about the latest product developments, which include; Mobile Incident Management; a special preview of what’s in Active Risk Manager v9; customer led sessions and; practical workshops. Industry speakers will also discuss how to develop and roll out effective risk management programs in business processes, including the supply chain, and how to embed a risk culture in the organization.

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About Sword Active Risk
Sword Active Risk makes risk management simple, valuable and personal. Sword Active Risk provides world-class risk management software that drives business performance by enhancing transparency and profitability at project, program and enterprise levels. Active Risk Manager (ARM) enables better-informed decisions, and the ability to use risk management to create competitive advantage.

Sword Active Risk is the enterprise risk software provider of choice for the world’s leading energy, infrastructure and defense projects, working with organizations like the US Air Force, Bechtel, BT, Crossrail, Downer, US Federal Aviation Administration, Lockheed Martin, Rio Tinto, Roche and Skanska to deliver their corporate goals and objectives with higher levels of certainty.

Sword Active Risk has offices in the UK, USA and Australia, servicing customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners.

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