|Name||:||Graham Kent BSc, FCA|
|Key Skills||:||Receivables risk management and transfer and its role within sound enterprise risk management. General business management including finance. Business re-engineering, strategy development and implementation. Risk reviews. |
|Additional Info||:||A Chartered Accountant and experienced managing director with directorships in companies in credit insurance, debt collection, information and invoice discounting & factoring sectors. Held management responsibility for operations, underwriting, group finance and group secretarial matters at listed plc level.Carried out strategic review of state-owned insurance business in Central Europe. Completed feasibility studies, and negotiations of subsequent acquisitions.Authored module on business risk management for a post-graduate diploma.Held position of Chairman of the technical committee of the International Credit Insurance and Surety Association.|
|Experience with Industries||:||Credit insurance and related sectors, together with all industries that are buyers of credit insurance and other receivables management services.|
|Experience with Countries||:||Worked within UK, French, Belgian and German groups. UK, North America, Hong Kong, and the Czech Republic. Extensive international relationships.|
|No. of Years Experience||:||10 years auditing , 19 years credit insurance, receivables risk management and financing,|
|Email||:||Contact Graham Kent|
|Name||:||Timothy Yeates MBA. ARM|
|Key Skills||:||International risk management consulting, providing solutions and advice in risk management, insurance and risk financing for many types and sizes of organisations.|
|Specialisation||:||Has most recently worked with several leading corporations and governments around the world on innovative responses to risk challenges ranging from national disaster management policy and insurance scheme implementation to programme structures that integrate risk control, insurance and alternative risk financing.
His relationship-based approach is very much committed to building a limited number of high-value partnerships with clients and offering them access to a broad international network of risk experts who offer the necessary team ethos to manage risks creatively and effectively. A key part of this approach is to transfer knowledge to client organisations, either through formal training courses or as part of everyday open contact.
|Additional Info||:||Most recently was Principal and Senior Vice President of a leading risk consulting organisation, where he also trained several hundred of their European managers as part of the teaching faculty for strategic risk consulting activities. Previously has worked at senior levels in a variety of insurance broking, reinsurance/captive management, risk financing and business development roles. He has spoken at several international conferences.Has a particular interest in promoting the under-developed facet of opportunity as part of effective risk management and has experienced this in areas such as innovative contract tendering, development work with the World Bank and Commonwealth institutions, people development and strategic liability management.
|Experience with Industries||:||Strategic advice, risk assessment, retention programmes, international insurance broking services and captive management for sectors as diverse as Financial Institutions, Automotive, Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals, Electronics, Oil, Paper, Leisure, Food/Drink, Media and Retail.|
|Experience with Countries||:||Over last 12 months has worked on projects for most continents: Europe, US, Asia, Africa/Middle East. Fixed base is UK but mobile-working is typical. He was based for many years in France and Luxembourg working for French and international companies.|
|Languages||:||Fluent French, studied German, worked briefly in Spanish.|
|Email||:||Contact Tim Yeates|
|Name||:||Ken Hall F.C.M.A.|
|Location||:||London and the South East|
|Specialisation||:||Has over 20 years experience in the Risk Financing and Risk Consultancy business including 7 years working servicing the US corporate market working from Bermuda. Throughout his career in the Risk Management and Insurance industry, Ken has worked in positions dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to clients’ risk issues and has acquired extensive experience across all areas of risk management and financing particularly Risk Management Strategy, Alternative Risk Financing and Captive Consulting. |
|Additional Info||:||He has been responsible for establishing and heading a Risk Consultancy practice for UNISON insurance and broking network across continental Europe based in Luxembourg and more recently creating and leading a Risk Management Consultancy practice in London for Marsh.|
|Experience with Industries||:||Experienced across all industry sectors|
|Experience with Countries||:||United Kingdom, Europe and United States|
|No. of Years Experience||:||Ken has over 20 years experience in the risk consulting arena|
|Clarification||:||Prior to joining idRisk, Ken ran the Strategic Risk Management and Client Engagement practice for Marsh and was a Managing Director of Marsh Inc., part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, New York.|
|Email||:||Contact Ken Hall|
|Name||:||Andrew Bye, CII, AIRM|
|Key Skills||:||Andrew is an Insurance & Risk Management Professional with extensive experience of the industrial, international and commercial sectors worldwide. He has detailed working knowledge of contracts and negotiations including indemnity, warranty and project management, commercial, tender, acquisition, disposal, joint venture and lender issues. He has commercial management expertise, relating issues to both senior executives and operational personnel in pursuit of business goals.
Embedded Business Risk Management, Risk & Financing Strategy, Active and Technical
Implementation, Strategic and Technical and Review, Captive Management and other Balance Sheet Risk Transfer Mechanisms, Risk Control & Loss Prevention, Contracts (Insurance and Commercial).
|Location||:||Based in London but undertakes assignments throughout the UK and Overseas.|
|Specialisation||:||Andrew has designed, negotiated, implemented and controlled Insurance and Risk Management Programmes. He has performed the effective management of claims handling, litigation and business continuity. He has applied and developed active risk control techniques and has also applied alternate risk financing techniques which include design and placement. Andrew has devised innovative working solutions to business financial and commercial sensitivities which have resulted in effective control of the insurance market, captive managers and professional and risk service providers. His experience includes quantitative and qualitative solutions to manage the cost of risk - optimising risk retention levels.
|Additional Info||:||Analysis of critical business process, financial data and legal exposures.
Andrew has been responsible for relationship management, personal and financial performance. He is solutions driven; also a team player, setting objectives, mentoring and team building.
|Experience with Industries||:||Has worked within many Industry Sectors in Business Risk Management and Finance, as a Consultant, an Insurance Broker and an Underwriter.
Natural Resources (including, mining, energy and paper), Retail, Financial Services, Construction & Engineering, Telecommunications & Technology, Transport, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare.
|Experience with Countries||:||He has operated within the UK, Europe, North & South America, Asia, Australasia and Africa.
South Africa, Canada, USA, Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, Columbia, Australia, India, Russia, EEC, Switzerland, China, Singapore, Middle East and others.
|No. of Years Experience||:||Over 20 years|
|Languages||:||Business French and is familiar with German.|
|Clarification||:||Immediately prior to joining idRisk, Andrew ran a consultancy. Prior to this he spent a number of years working in
business both for major global multinationals, complex regional businesses, and previously worked as a consultant, broker and underwriter within the insurance industry.
|Email||:||Contact Andrew Bye|