AUTHORS: David Hillson (Editor)
Dr David Hillson CMgr FRSA FIRM FCMI HonFAPM PMI-Fellow is 'The Risk Doctor'. He is an international risk management consultant, and Director of Risk Doctor & Partners. He is recognised globally as a leading thinker and expert practitioner in risk management, and he has made several innovative contributions to the field. He consults, writes and speaks widely on the topic and has received several awards for his work. David's consulting, speaking and writing is shaped by his motto "Understand profoundly so you can explain simply", which ensures that his work represents both sound thinking and practical application.
David has over 25 years experience in risk consulting and he has worked in more than 40 countries, providing support to clients in every major industry sector, including construction, mining, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, financial services, transport, fast-moving consumer goods, energy, IT, defence and government. David's input includes strategic direction to organisations facing major risk challenges, as well as tactical advice on achieving value and competitive advantage from effectively managing risk.
David is active in the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and received both the PMI Fellow award and the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award for his work in developing risk management. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the UK Association for Project Management (APM), where he has contributed to the risk discipline over many years.
David Hillson is an active Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), and he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) to contribute to its Risk Commission. He is also a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).