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EIMF holds second successful event in "The Directors Series", focused on Risk Governance

Following the success of its inaugural event on "Enhancing Board Performance and Effectiveness," the European Institute of Management and Finance’s (EIMF) Centre for Good Governance has announced the successful completion of the second event in "The Directors Series", titled "Risk Governance”.

The event was held on 27 May at the EIMF premises and featured a distinguished panel of experts who shared invaluable insights on the application of risk governance principles.

Highlights of the Event

The event provided a comprehensive exploration of risk governance, focusing on how the principles of good governance can be effectively applied to identify, assess, manage, and communicate risks. The session was guided by moderator Petros Florides, GRCE Professional, whose expertise in governance, risk, and compliance ensured a rich and engaging discussion.

Esteemed Speakers and Key Insights

  • Petros Florides: As the moderator and GRCE Professional, Petros Florides led the discussion with insightful questions and practical scenarios, ensuring a thorough examination of risk governance principles.
  • Eleni Neocleous: Risk Consultant and Partner at KPMG, Eleni Neocleous, provided expert analysis on risk assessment and mitigation strategies. Her extensive experience in the field offered attendees a deep understanding of how to apply governance principles to manage risks effectively.
  • Demetris Demetriou: Chief Risk Officer at Bank of Cyprus, Demetris Demetriou, shared practical insights from the financial sector, highlighting real-world applications of risk governance. His perspective as a frontline risk manager underscored the importance of robust risk communication and management practices.

Key Topics Covered

  • Principles of Good Governance in Risk Management: The discussion emphasized the importance of adhering to governance principles to ensure comprehensive risk management.
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Attendees learned best practices for assessing risks and developing effective mitigation strategies.
  • Communication of Risks: The panel highlighted the critical role of effective risk communication within organizations to ensure preparedness and awareness.
  • Real-World Applications and Case Studies: Insights from the panelists included practical examples and case studies, providing a concrete understanding of risk governance in action.

Informative Video Discussion

To extend the reach and impact of the event, a video discussion capturing key messages and insights from our esteemed speakers has been made available. This resource aims to inform and educate the business community and financial services sector on the critical issue of risk governance.

Positive Feedback and Future Events

The event received overwhelmingly positive feedback from attendees, who appreciated the depth of knowledge and practical advice shared by the speakers. The Centre for Good Governance is committed to continuing "The Directors Series" with more events focused on key governance topics.

"We are thrilled with the success of our second event in 'The Directors Series.' The insights shared by our speakers were invaluable, and we look forward to continuing this series to promote excellence in governance," said Adonis Pegasiou (PhD), Academic Director of the Centre for Good Governance of EIMF.

Join Us

Stay tuned for announcements of upcoming events in "The Directors Series." We invite all members of the business community to participate and benefit from the expertise shared in these sessions.

For more information on upcoming events and to access the video discussion, please visit our website ( or contact us directly (T. 2227 4470).

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