Original broadcast date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Summary: Monica Merrifield is an internationally recognized strategic risk executive who will share practical approaches, techniques and tools to build risk management capabilities in your organization. Join us for this timely session to gain insights on how to navigate uncertainty with success, while achieving the impact we desire for our communities.

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About the presenter

Monica Merrifield is the Vice President of Risk Intelligence for the YMCA of Greater Toronto, one of Canada’s largest and most diverse charities. Monica is also Chair of the global RIMS Strategic & Enterprise Risk Management Council based in New York, and a Deloitte ERM Roundtable Member, and RIMS Board Diversity Task Force Member. Monica’s focus is on building agility and resilience for stronger, more inclusive organizations. In her current role, Monica leads strategic risk management and innovation, and preparedness planning and collaborative compliance across the YMCA, for greater impact and positive change in communities served. Her previous roles include cofounding two national risk management and insurance programs for large and mid-size YMCAs in cities across Canada, and she has worked and lived abroad in Italy and Mexico. Monica is a published author and speaker at conferences on strategic risk, innovation and strategy, and facilitates workshops for leadership teams in the social and public sectors. Monica and the YMCA are recipients of the ‘RIMS ERM Award of Distinction’, and Conference Board of Canada Governance Award Top Contender, and Monica also received the ‘Risk Innovator Award’ from Risk & Insurance Magazine. Find Monica on Twitter at @MerrifieldM1 and connect with her on LinkedIn.


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