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A new approach to risk management

What does next generation risk management mean?

It means we take advantage of  the latest technologies and innovative methodologies to make risk,  management, simpler, more flexible and more effective, helping you achieve your goals faster.

It means taking going further that before in  risk management, giving you not just peace of mind, but insight and data  to help your business.  This means new practices like Red Team activities to progress that take testing further into new, real world scenarios.  It also means engaging with and mitigating risks that we haven't had to face before in the world of cyber security and operations resilience.

Westbourne is led by Michael Walford-Williams, who has more than 15 years’ experience working for some of the world's the largest financial firms, including UBS, Barclays and Visa.  Working globally and from bases in the UK, United States, Singapore and Hong Kong, he has experience setting up risk programmes for some of the world's leading organisations, working with regulators around the world as well as early stage startups,  and boutique financial services firms.

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Risk without the complexity

Risk Management can seem more complex than it needs to be, with opaque 

terminology and complex processes. We want to show that it can be straightforward and easily manageable with the right tools and processes. 

Scenario development and subsequent testing gives you the assurance that plans, made to prepare staff for risk events,  and identifying vulnerabilities will be effective.    The more 'real', the more effective they'll be in the case of real events. 


From risk administration to risk management 

The more complex the process, the more time spent on administration - time that should be spent on risk identification and mitigation. We help organisations spend less time and effort asking questions and managing day-to-day processes and more time planning for the future and running the business.

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