NSW Chapter Risk Odyssey (28/09/2021 PM) - Virtual Event

12:00pm Tuesday, 28 September 2021
1:30pm Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Chapter Event

NSW Chapter - Risk Odyssey 2021

Environment, Sustainability & Climate Change


The RMIA Risk Odyssey 2021 is the premier event designed for CEOs, GMS and established or aspiring risk leaders and innovators. This is your opportunity to address complex challenges in today’s fast moving, innovative environment and the latest methods shaping leadership and risk management.

Hear from respected industry bodies, business leaders & risk management thought leaders. Be inspired and empowered by industry-leading knowledge & skills.

It is now more important than ever that diversifying and seeking out new opportunities and addressing emerging risks is critical to success. As such, this year’s Risk Odyssey will focus on Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change.

Our Speakers

Hear from experts on how environment, sustainability and climate change risks and issues are managed at some of Australia's most prominent organisations. 

Penny BarkerHead of Environment and Sustainability at Ampol Australia

Penny has over 20 years experience as a sustainability executive working across a range of sectors including transport, energy, logistics, infrastructure, mining and government. She leads on the development and execution of sustainability policies and strategies, establishes governance and works collaboratively with cross-functional teams to drive programs that focus on delivering long-term value. She led the development of Ampol’s recently released Future Energy and Decarbonisation Strategy.

Sarah BlagroveSenior Sustainability Advisor at Transurban

Sarah is an experienced Environmental and Sustainability Scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the infrastructure and building construction industry, in addition to remote parts of the Asia Pacific region during scientific research. She is skilled in the implementation and delivery of ISCA and Green Star ratings across Design, As Built and Operation phases, in addition to the implementation of a business-wide climate change risk program including addressing all 11 TCFD recommendations. Sarah has great passion to lead the transition to a more sustainable future.

Sharanjit PaddamPrincipal, Climate & ESG Risk – Finity Consulting

Sharanjit is a Principal at Finity based in Sydney.  He is an actuary with over 26 years’ experience in actuarial consulting and as a senior executive at general insurers in London and Sydney. He specialises in non-financial risk management and strategy, including climate risk, risk culture and strategic, environmental and social risks. He is a leading adviser to insurers, banks, investors and government on climate risk management, strategy and reporting. Sharanjit initiated and lead the Climate Measurement Standards Initiative, a collaboration between Australia’s largest banks, insurers and asset owners with regulators and leading climate scientists to develop guidance on climate risk scenario analysis. He was awarded Risk Manager of the Year in 2020 by the Climate Alliance, and received the Actuaries Institute’s Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his service on the institute’s Climate Change Working Group.

Tristan StanleyPrincipal Climate Change, BHP

Tristan has extensive experience advising companies and governments on the potential implications of climate change. Tristan has most recently led BHP’s work identifying and managing climate transition risks, supporting the development of its approach on Scope 3 emissions and advising corporate strategy. Prior to BHP, Tristan spent six years at the International Energy Agency where most recently he managed the Agency’s India programme, where he built close relationships with leaders of the Indian public sector and negotiated a new form of IEA membership for India. Tristan has also worked on clean energy policy for the Australian and British Governments. Tristan began his career with Research Equity Group, a boutique advisory firm, focussing on carbon markets and climate policy. Tristan holds a Masters in International Affairs from the Australian National University and an undergraduate degree in Economics, Political Science and International Relations from the University of Western Australia.


Courtney Roy, Executive Manager, Governance and Strategic Change Oversight, Westpac Group

Courtney will be the Moderator for this event. Courtney has extensive experience in risk management, project risk management, governance, strategic implementation and planning, regulatory management and compliance. 

Who Will Benefit from Attending? 

Suitable for all sectors including listed/non-listed businesses, SME's, government and not-for-profits, this is a not to be missed event for: 

  • CEO's
  • Directors
  • Risk Managers
  • Business Advisors
  • Anyone else with governance or risk management responsibilities

Event Details

DATE & TIME: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Tuesday 28 September 2021

AEST (UTC +10:00)


PRICE: FREE $0.00 for Members

$10.00 for Non-Members



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