Baldwin Global Risk Services
Alexander Larsen is Chair of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) Energy Special Interest Group, holds a degree in Risk Management from Glasgow Caledonian University and is a Fellow of the IRM as well as an IRM Certified trainer. Alexander has considerable expertise in working with organizations to develop, enhance and embed their Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Business Continuity Management (BCM), Project Risk and Partnership Management processes.
Alexander spent the early part of his career in the UK working in senior risk consultancy roles with Marsh and Zurich before leaving to join Det Norske Veritas (DNV) in Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates with responsibility of developing their risk management services for the energy sector in Middle East & Asia. Since leaving DNV he has worked in the Middle East for over 10 years in a variety of roles. Prior to joining Lukoil, as Risk Manager for major projects and operations in Iraq, Alexander was at Saudi Aramco where he developed their ERM framework and flowed by the development and implementation of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Business Continuity Management (BCM) within Qatar Foundation.
Since 2017, Alexander has been providing risk management and business continuity consulting to companies across the EMEA region.
In October 2016, for his work with Lukoil in Iraq, Alexander was awarded Risk Manager of the Year for Middle East & Africa by a panel of risk experts on behalf of Strategic Risk and Global Reinsurance Magazines. He also won an award for the best Risk Management Communication plan on behalf of Lukoil at the same awards. Alexander has been heavily involved in enhancing and developing the risk management profession and is a regular speaker at conferences across the Middle East and Asia. He has contributed to a number of books including “Risk Maturity Models” from Kogan Page and In 2015, he wrote a chapter called "Implementing Risk Management within Middle Eastern Oil and Gas Companies" for the Wiley & Sons publication ”Implementing Enterprise Risk Management: Case Studies and Best Practices” and has another chapter published in 2017 “The Cyber Risk Handbook” also published by Wiley & Sons.