Richard Cross, Risk Practice Lead

Richard CrossRichard is a British national but has been based in Belgium since 2000. He describes himself as a “Professional risk-taker”, a person who enables intelligent and responsible risk adoption, by making sense of changes.

He has worked for world-class organisations in the finance, government intelligence, petrochemicals (downstream), automotive, high-value payments industries, alongside consulting roles, which have brought him into contact with national utility service providers, energy companies, market trading infrastructures, technology companies etc.Employers Managing specific or process driven risks has always been at the centre of his work, giving him both a broad view of risk types, as well as a deep view of some specific risks. He has fulfilled various executive roles such as Chief Information Security Officer, Head of Competitive Intelligence, Chief Risk Officer.

These activities have required him to travel extensively; across Europe, the US, the Middle-East and Asia. Having a passport with many stamps is not so difficult to achieve, but he remains aware of the need to be open and culturally sensitive.


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Customer testimonials

Richard is an experienced professional, capable of making complex subject like risk management easier to understand by all. Depth of his knowledge and competencies across the risk spectrum is discernible throughout the course. Style of his delivery and conduct of the course is excellent during the entire course. Loved his course and affable personality
Unit Head, Operational Risk Management, Large Private Sector Bank, India.

Richard has a knack for coming up with many practical examples to breakdown and understand theoretical concepts very effectively. He also managed to create an interactive and open environment that allowed for constructive debate and knowledge sharing.“
Kishani, Senior Executive, Allianz Life Insurance, Malaysia

An excellent trainer who delivered presentations in an interesting way and engaged the audience with lots of interaction and feedbacks. Good and detailed theories on operational risk training which is suitable for those wanting to advance their skills in the operational risk field.”
Lee, Chief Risk Officer, Global Multinational Insurance company