Alex Sidorenko

Alex Sidorenko is an expert with over 13 years of strategic, innovation, risk and performance 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 Board member of the Institute for Strategic Risk Analysis in Decision Making (ISAR), Alex is responsible for risk management training and certification (including creating exams) across Russia and CIS, running numerous risk management classroom and e-learning training programs. Alex represents Russian risk management community at the ISO Technical Committee 262 and has been responsible for the update of ISO31000:20XX and Guide 73 since 2015.

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 a web portal dedicated to free risk management training for SME across Russia and CIS.

Alex worked as a Head of Risk Management at RUSNANO, one of the largest private equity funds in Russia, specializing in technology investment. Alex won an award for best ERM implementation at RUSNANO in 2014.

Prior to that, Alex worked in senior risk roles at Skolkovo Foundation, Strategy Partners, PwC and Deloitte.

Alex recently published his second risk management book, called “Effective Risk Management 2.0.” Alex also regularly presents at risk management conferences in Russia and Europe. In November 2012, Alex shot a series of TV programs dedicated to risk management in startups. Alex teaches risk management at major Russian business schools, including OpUS, Technopark Skolkovo, MIRBIS, MFUA, SKOLKOVO and USIB, as well as corporate universities, like Gazprom.

He has successfully completed his double bachelor’s degree in Risk Management and Econometrics at Monash University, Australia, winning the top risk management and statistics student award two years in a row.

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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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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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