Prevention Podcast: Season 3, Ep. 5 — Risk Management Leadership During The Coronavirus Emergency

The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has organizations searching for answers about their duty of care obligations when it comes to travel and their travel risk management programs. To help us understand the risk management and duty of care aspects of the current coronavirus threat is Joe Gleason, the Director of Risk Management at AHT Insurance. Joe has many years of experience working on risk and security operations for large non-governmental organizations around the world.

March 17, 2020

Many will have different opinions about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But the Prevention Podcast’s Dan Verton has been paying particular attention to the response efforts of businesses and school systems around the country, and that has made one thing abundantly clear: 

Not all who share risk management responsibilities at the most senior levels appear to have the necessary risk management training and leadership skills that are required during times of emerging threats.

Dan argues that risk management leadership demands more than following policies and procedures, and relying on data for decision making. Risk management leadership also requires the ability to make unpopular, difficult decisions in scenarios lacking conclusive data.


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest