Guy Underwood

Guy Underwood is the Chief Risk Officer and Board Advisor for Vital4, which specializes in AI-based global risk management screening and due diligence for a variety of compliance functions. In this capacity, he helps to ensure that the company meets its regulatory and compliance obligations, as well as helping establish the strategic direction for the organization.

Guy has been in the compliance and risk management field for more than 20 years and possesses a unique understanding of the roles that data and technology can play in managing organizations’ risk environments. He is often sought out by senior management when addressing potentially serious compliance breaches or acts of fraud or corruption.

Guy has held a number of risk and advisor positions for a range of companies, including as founder of Complitech, as well as developing the Enterprise Risk Management Framework for an Australian government body and a not-for-profit organization. He was also appointed to the Audit and Risk Committees of Rugby Victoria and Cycling Victoria.

In his spare time, Guy is an avid runner and cyclist, participating in races across the world and fundraising for worthy causes along the way.

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Historically, the Chief Risk Officer’s role has been to ensure that companies meet their regulatory and compliance obligations. Guy Underwood, CRO at Vital4, discusses how that is changing in the context of a global pandemic. Nearly five years ago, I was awarded the Certified Chief Risk Officer (CCRO) certification by the Risk Management Institution of Australasia. As part of the application process,...

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