Risk Management and Breaking Down Silos | Andrew Peden

The Circuit Magazine Podcast

03-09-2023 • 45 mins

Instead of a single super-security specialist, is the EP firm the home of convergence because as a business any service can be bundled or offered through a partnership?

In this edition of the Circuit Magazine podcast, Shaun and Phelim speak with Andrew Peden, the founder and CEO of L5L Solutions, about the importance of breaking down silos within the risk management industry.

We delve into the idea of a 'unified protector', and ask whether professionals in the risk protection sphere should operate on a less hierarchical, more peer-level basis to work more efficiently.

Andrew underlines the significance of maintaining effective communication channels along hierarchical lines and the need to develop a strategy for achieving professional goals.

Other topics covered include:

  • The Concept of Super Service in Security and what is the Future of Risk Management
  • The Importance of Continuous Learning and Adaptability and the role of the Unified Protector
  • Where does the wider EP ecosystem end?
  • Do silos really exist, if so, what is preventing a manned guard from calling the CFO?
  • What partners does EP 'actionable' intelligence need today and will it need in five years?
  • What role could cross-functional teams have in developing the 'unified protector'?
  • What does all this mean for the specialist?

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