Alex Sidorenko

Alex Sidorenko is a risk expert with over 15 years of private equity, sovereign wealth fund risk management experience across Australia, Russia, Poland and Kazakhstan. In 2014, Alex was named the Risk Manager of the Year by the Russian Risk Management Association.

As a VP at the Institute for Strategic Risk Analysis in Decision Making, Alex is responsible for risk management consulting, training and certification across Russia and CIS. Alex is the co-author of the global PwC risk management methodology, the author of the risk management guidelines for SME (Russian standardization organization), risk management textbook (Russian Ministry of Finance), risk management guide (Australian Stock Exchange) and the award-winning training course on risk management (Best Risk Education Program 2013, 2014 and 2015).

In 2012, Alex created RISK-ACADEMY www.risk-academy.ru, a web portal dedicated to risk management training across Russia and CIS. Since then RISK-ACADEMY became a global brand providing risk management services to some of the largest organizations in the world.

Alex recently published his second risk management book called “Effective Risk Management 2.0” which became the most popular free risk management book in the world. Alex also regularly presents at risk management conferences in the Middle East, Russia and Europe. In November 2012, Alex shot a TV series dedicated to risk management in startups. Alex teaches risk management at major Russian business schools, as well as corporate universities.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCog9jkDZdiRps2w27MZ5Azg
Blog: https://riskacademy.wordpress.com

risk meter

While heatmaps (or risk matrices) are still considered one of the most popular tools for risk assessment, plenty of research has brought to light their various methodological and psychological limitations; they may actually lead to worse decisions than doing no risk analysis at all. Alex Sidorenko outlines the alternatives. OK, the title is obviously a joke, because the alternatives (multiple) have been...

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businessman with illustrated wings against city skyline

4 Signs of a Strong ERM Program There’s always room for improvement, particularly when it comes to managing risk. But the concept of “risk management effectiveness” remains vague. Alex Sidorenko outlines four signs your organization’s risk management program is robust – and doing its job. By: Alex Sidorenko Lately, everyone – from the government agencies to regulators to corporate board members –...

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risk management game

Alex Sidorenko from RISK-ACADEMY shares his experience in running online and offline risk management business games to facilitate risk culture development. Running simple, yet highly interactive risk management games is the best way to teach risk management in the organization. It works equally well for students.

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