Kuwait 6th Enterprise Risk Management Conference

6-7 October 2021 | Virtual Event

Under the Patronage of 


MR. HASHEM SAYED HASHEM

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN & CEO AT KPC

Featured Speakers


Haitham Al-Ghais

DMD International Marketing at KPC

Dr. Mohammad Al Sabban

Senior Advisor to the Minister Of Petroleum Of Saudi Arabia

Graham Bennett FEI

Vice President DNV

Dr David Hillson

The Risk Doctor

John J. Brown

Associate Director at Guidehouse

Nicola Crawford

CRO at National Bank of Kuwait PLC

Sim Segal

Program Director, Enterprise Risk Management Program at Columbia University

Rahat Latif

Head of Enterprise Risk Management Division at Qatargas

Dr. Arno Gerken

Independent Management Consultant und Senior-Partner Emeritus bei McKinsey

Grant Griffiths

Non-Executive Director | Board Advisor | Risk & ESG Professional

Sergey Konov

Ethics, Risk Management & Compliance at GSK

Alexander Franke

Partner | Energy and Natural Resources at Oliver Wyman

Michael A. Santulli

Principal, ERM Practice Leader at ICA Risk Management Consultants

Horst Simon

RISK CULTURE BUILDER

Alexander Larsen

President at Baldwin Global Risk Services

Tom Teixeira

Partner at Arthur D. Little

Michel Beneddine

Saudi Aramco Downstream ERM Professional

Bart Cornelissen

Energy and Resources ME Leader at Deloitte

Dr. Mohammad AlSeaidan

Head of Environmental Health Div & Lead Epodemiologist of the COVID-19 response, MOH

Wolfgang Mahr

Managing Director at Business Continuity Management Consulting

Keyaan Williams

Founder & Managing Director at Cyber Leadership and Strategy Solutions

Geary W. Sikich

Principal at Logical Management Systems, Corp.

Martin Massey

Managing Director at OneRisk Consulting

Saleh Murdi Al-Rashidi

Team Leader Enterprise Risk Management at KPC

Ahmed Safar

Team Leader, Information Technology at Kuwait Gulf Oil Company

Shuaib Shuaib

Team Leader, HSSE at Kuwait Gulf Oil Company

Abdulhamid Al-Qallaf

Team Leader ERM, KNPC

Hessa Aljenaidel

ERM Team Leader at Petrochemical Industry (PIC) & ERM Community Vice Chairman

Maitham Zaman

Sr. ERM Analyst at KUFPEC

Tamer Charife

Risk Advisory Partner and Cyber leader for Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain & Oman, Deloitte

Conference overview


COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it. The impacts on governments, businesses and industries are continually evolving. The disruption caused across the world by the COVID-19 showed a clear business case of managing risk from an enterprise wide perspective. Hence, Kuwait 6th Enterprise Risk Management Conference will be organized on 6-7 October 2021. 

The Conference will focus on how to position  ERM to add organizational value for the Oil sector in Kuwait in Post Covid era  Addressing how ERM professionals can improve on the existing risk process. Potential areas of focus may include:

  • Transforming from qualitative to quantitative (quantifying risk exposures)
  • Leveraging data analytics and metrics to support ongoing risk mentoring
  • Cybersecurity & Information Security
  • Business Continuity
  • Long-term effects of pandemics
  • Pandemic effects on people – Employees, families, society
  • Shifting trends in the hydrocarbon market
  • The effect of new environmental regulations on the oil industry
  • Enterprise Risk Management Maturity Level vs Risk Culture 
  • Risk Management and Business Recovery 
  • Risks of Digitalization 
  • Trading Risks 

Organizing Committee


Mr. Bader Al Shumaimri

Manager Corporate Risk Management – KPC

Mr. Abdulaziz Dashti

Manager Risk Management Group - KGOC

Mr. Saleh Al Rashidi

Team Leader Enterprise Risk Management at KPC

Mr. Salah Al Ramadan

Senior Analyst Risk Engineering – KPC

Alia Al-Jasmi

Senior Administrator Internal Communication, Corporate Relations at KPC

Previous Speakers


Bader AlShumaimri

Risk Manager at KPC

Abdulaziz Dashti

Manager, Risk Management Group at Kuwait Gulf Oil Company

Khaleda Bandar

Team Leader ERM - KNPC

Ahmad Safar

Team Leader Information Technology at Kuwait Oil Company KGOC

Besma H Almusallam

Senior Risk Analyst KGOC

Martin Vilsøe

Partner at Implement Consulting Group

Anwar AlSabej

CEO at Warba Insurance Company

Wayne Loveless

Partner at EY

Chris Najim

JLT Specialty USA

Peter Smith

Partner at QuantPro Consultants

Rahat Latif

Head of ERM & BCM at Qatargas - Non Executive Director (Board Member) at Institute of Risk Management

Melissa Aoun, ARM, MSc

Strategic Risk Management in Business Transformation

Hani Kababji

ME Director- Enterprise Risk Services Leader at PWC

Tamer Charife

Partner at Deloitte Middle East

Alexander Larsen

President of Baldwin Global Risk Services Ltd & Founder of Risk Guide as well as Governor at Berwick Academy

Fadi Mutlak

Innovation Leader - Deloitte & Touche Middle East at Deloitte

Carolyn Williams

Director of Corporate Relations at Institute of Risk Management

Dimple Trivedi

PMO Risk Leader, MEA Region at GE Power

Rafe Pilling

Dell SecureWorks

Jean Rowe

Co-founder and Managing Partner at Allied Consulting Enterprises Worldwide

Alfonso Natale

Partner at McKinsey & Company

lkka Kivelä

Digital Transformation Lead

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Martin Vilsøe

Partner at Implement Consulting Group

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Alexander Larsen

President of Baldwin Global Risk Services Ltd & Founder of Risk Guide as well as Governor at Berwick Academy

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Peter Smith

Partner at QuantPro Consultants

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Chris Najim

SVP, Analytics and Consulting, JLT Specialty USA

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Workshop 1 : Risk Culture vs. Risk Bureaucracy

Martin Vilsøe

Partner at Implement Consulting Group

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Ahmad Safar

Team Leader Information Technology at Kuwait Oil Company KGOC

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Fadi Mutlak

Innovation Leader - Deloitte & Touche Middle East at Deloitte

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Wayne Loveless

Partner at EY

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Rafe Pilling

Senior Security Researcher, Counter Threat Unit, Secureworks

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Carolyn Williams

Director of Corporate Relations at Institute of Risk Management

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Abdulaziz Dashti

Manager, Risk Management Group at KGOC

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Melissa Aou

Associate Director - Head of  Business Risk Services (Transformation Advisory), Grant Thornton

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Jean Rowe

Co-founder and Managing Partner at Allied Consulting Enterprises Worldwide

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Dimple Trivedi

PMO Risk Leader. MEA Region at GE Power

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lkka Kivelä 

Digital Transformation Lead at Protiviti

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Khaleda Bandar

Team Leader ERM - KNPC

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Workshop 1 : Risk and Innovation

Hani Kababji

Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Tamer Charife 

Deloitte ME Partner

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Alfonso Natale

Partner at McKinsey

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Rahat Latif 

Head of ERM & BCM at Qatargas

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Besma H Almusallam

Senior Risk Analyst KGOC

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Workshop 3 : Schedule Risk Management 

Peter Smith

Partner at QuantPro Consultants

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  • Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait