Bringing New Zealand’s leading risk practitioners together to harness innovation and strategies to tackle emerging risks and achieve business objectives 

With the rise of an increasingly interconnected world, organisations today are exposed to new and emerging risks that challenge the status quo. Businesses are progressively required to stay ahead of potential disasters and disruptions to ensure their continuity under any circumstances.

Under the threat of immense consequences, business leaders are increasingly recognising the role of risk management in ensuring a continued and thriving business for the future.

Over 200 senior risk management professionals attended the NZ Risk Management Leaders forum for the past two years.

Following an established track record of success, the 3rd Annual New Zealand Risk Management Leaders Forum brings New Zealand’s most influential thought leaders together to provide you with the latest industry thinking, topical issues and practical risk strategies.

Delegates can expect to:
  • Receive latest updates on the revision of the ISO 31000
  • Gain insights on risks arising from disruption, organisational resilience, conduct risk, reputation management, and business continuity
  • Leverage the best advice on the latest risk management issues from leading Chief Risk Officers 
  • Learn how to better equip and guard your organisation from cyber risks
  • Cultivate and appreciate a forward-thinking approach in future planning for risk management

Hear what our past delegates have to say:

“It was great to understand all the different challenges and the different practitioners' perceptions on risk management. A real opportunity to test and challenge your own thinking.” -Risk Advisor, PGG Wrightson
“Good cross section of risks covered giving a depth of perspective not easily found in one place.” - Senior Risk Advisor, St John
“A terrific opportunity for the business community to develop the conversation around risk management.” -Head of Enterprise Risk, NZ Super Fund
“Great diversity of speakers providing an excellent risk view over a number of industries and risk perspectives.” -Chief Risk Officer, China Construction Bank NZ


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Delegates at the conference will discuss industry best practices, share experiences and hear how risk is being managed within some of New Zealand’s largest companies.

  1. Understand the impact of economic and geopolitical challenges on business risks and learn how to develop a macro-risk management mindset
  2. Gain insights on integrating risk management into the business planning, budget and decision making as an organisational priority 
  3. Receive expert insights on revision of the ISO 31000 standard
  4. Drill down to practical tips for sustaining a robust risk culture, effective reputation risk management and proper conduct risk governance


All professionals responsible for implementing risk management within their organisation in both public & private sectors including those who need to ensure that an organisation accurately manages risk.

  • Chief Risk Officer
  • GM/Head Risk and Compliance
  • Risk and Compliance 
  • Crisis and Business Continuity 
  • Audit and/or Internal Audit
  • Governance and/or Assurance
  • Corporate Risk Manager

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