Episodes

Pooj Morjaria on holding companies to account under COVID

April 25, 2020

How will companies be held to account for their actions under COVID? On this episode, I speak with Pooj Morjaria, the founder of www.didtheyhelp.com, a website that tracks the good and bad things that companies and public fi…

Steve Martin & Joe Marks on Messengers

April 20, 2020

On this episode, I speak with Steve Martin and Joe Marks, the authors of a book called Messengers: Who We Listen To, Who We Don't and Why. For more on the book, to see videos of key concepts it contains and to take a test…

Human Risk Webinar Recording: Managing Ethics in a Disrupted World

April 18, 2020

This episode is the audio recording from a webinar I co-hosted with Ruth Steinholtz on "Managing Ethics in a Disrupted World". Our aim in hosting it was to highlight the fact that in the current environment, ethical issue…

Eggsy on going viral during a pandemic

April 15, 2020

What do you do when you think your government isn't doing enough to protect you from the risk of COVID-19? On this episode, I speak to Eggsy, a 22-year-old graphic design student. She noticed that her friends weren't foll…

'Behind The Spine' with Mark Heywood

April 15, 2020

This episode of the Human Risk podcast isn't really an episode of the Human Risk podcast. It's the very first episode of a new podcast called "Behind The Spine". But it is about Human Risk. Mark Heywood, who featured on e…

Alison Taylor on Ethics - what is it & why does it matter?

April 13, 2020

What do we mean by Ethics & why does it matter? On this episode, I speak with Alison Taylor who is the Executive Director of Ethical Systems, a collaboration based at NYU Stern School of Business. She works on challenges at…

Jez Groom & April Vellacott on Ripple: The Big Effects of Small Behaviour Changes

April 8, 2020

On this episode I speak to Jez Groom and April Vellacott, the authors of a new BeSci book called "Ripple". Jez and April talk about their journeys in BeSci, provide some fascinating insights from their book and we finish wi…

Alix Hope on Fluid Landscapes & how Taste Architecture can impact our perception

April 4, 2020

On this episode, I speak with Alix Hope who is a Creative Strategist for design agency Bompas & Parr. They are Taste Architects who specialise, amongst other things, in immersive events. Given the changes the Coronavirus h…

All Things Human Risk Crosscast

April 2, 2020

This episode is a Crosscast with the All Things Risk podcast. A Crosscast is where two podcasters cone together to release a joint episode. Here I combine with Ben Cattaneo to create the All Things Human Risk podcast. You…

Ricardo Pellafone on the challenges facing Risk & Compliance under COVID

April 1, 2020

On this episode, I am joined again by Ricardo Pellafone to discuss how Risk & Compliance (R&C) professionals can think about responding to the challenges posed by the Coronavirus. As the ways in which we work are changing d…

Ben Cattaneo on All Things Risk

March 25, 2020

In this episode, I speak with Ben Cattaneo. Ben is a risk professional who is also the host of the All Things Risk podcast. We ended up having a rather longer than planned conversation, so I've split it up into several part…

Mark Heywood on the Creative Industries under COVID

March 23, 2020

In this episode, I speak to Mark Heywood. He's a former colleague and good friend of mine, who specialises in bridging the gap between Creatives and the Business World. In our conversation we explore what the Coronavirus m…

Human Risk Webinar Recording: The Ethics of Events during a Pandemic

March 11, 2020

In this impromptu episode, Richard Bistrong, Ruth Steinholtz and I discuss the Ethics of holding an in-person event at the time of a pandemic. The discussion arose because the three of us were due to attend an Ethics Confer…

Professor Ian McCarthy on Workplace Bullshit

March 6, 2020

Why is there so much management bullshit used in the workplace? On this episode, I speak with Professor Ian McCarthy who is the W.J. VanDusen Associate Professor of Innovation and Operations Management at the SFU Beedie Sch…

Richard Bistrong on Incentives

March 3, 2020

In this episode, I speak with Richard Bistrong, the CEO of Frontline Anti-Bribery. He specialises in helping organisations prevent bribery and corruption, as well as in enhancing the effectiveness of their Compliance progra…

Luca Dellanna on the Coronavirus and Multiplicative Dynamics

Feb. 27, 2020

On this episode of the Human Risk podcast, I speak to Luca Dellanna about COVID-19. He explains why he thinks governments aren't doing nearly enough to contain the spread of the virus. We also explore the work that he does…

Jacinthe Galpin on Risktory: how the past can teach us about risk

Feb. 20, 2020

What can we learn about managing risk from famous moments & people from history? In this episode, I speak with Jacinthe Galpin who is both a podcaster and an experienced risk professional. Jacinthe is the host of the Riskt…

Tom & Christian's 4th Human Risk Talk

Feb. 13, 2020

In this episode, co-host Tom Hardin and I talk about more stories from the news that fascinated us from a Human Risk perspective. We begin by talking about the Luanda Leaks, then explore the recent scandals involving the Sa…

Alex Sidorenko on Risk Management

Feb. 3, 2020

In this episode, I speak to Alex Sidorenko, the founder of Risk Academy. When it comes to thinking innovatively about risk, Alex has some fascinating thoughts, that we can deploy in the management of Human Risk. The episod…

Tim Houlihan and Dr Kurt Nelson on Behavioral Grooves

Jan. 28, 2020

In this episode, I welcome two of my favourite podcasters onto the show. Tim Houlihan and Kurt Nelson are the hosts of the fabulous Behavioral Grooves podcast, which you'll find wherever you get your quality audio content. …

Kelly Paxton on Pink Collar Crime

Jan. 18, 2020

In this episode, I speak to Kelly Paxton who is a specialist in Pink Collar Crime which is a type of Human Risk. Kelly explains what Pink Collar Crime entails, why it is more significant than we might think and, most import…

Dr Roger Dooley on Friction

Jan. 5, 2020

Roger Dooley describes himself as a "Friction Hunter". In this episode, I speak to him about his study of Friction; what I think of as "the things that stop us doing what we want or need to do". We explore why Friction exi…

Tom & Christian's 3rd Human Risk Talk

Dec. 22, 2019

In this extended episode, I'm joined again by co-host Tom Hardin. Together we explore Human Risk related stories we've come across that we think are worth diving into in more detail. You can hear Tom's story in Episode 2.

Ruth Steinholtz on Ethical Cultures

Dec. 15, 2019

Ruth Steinholtz is the founder of AretéWork, a company that advises on how to build sustainable effective ethical cultures in organisations. She was formerly General Counsel of Borealis and has authored a book on Ethical Bu…