Episodes

Human Risk Webinar Recording: Change under COVID

May 15, 2020

This episode is the audio recording of a webinar I co-hosted with BeSci and Change expert Koen Smets. In it, we discussed Change Under COVID and the Behavioural Dynamics that entails. You can find more from Koen on his Twi…

Human Risk Webinar Recording: Conduct & Culture under COVID

May 15, 2020

This episode is a recording of a webinar I did with Dr Roger Miles on "Conduct & Culture under COVID". In our discussion, Roger and I explore what changes, if any, there have been during Coronatime to expectations and no…

Professor Niels Van Quaquebeke on Behaviour & Leadership under COVID19

May 13, 2020

How has COVID impacted leadership and behaviour in business? On this episode, I speak with Professor Dr. Niels Van Quaquebeke. Niels is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at the Kühne Logistics University i…

Professor Elizabeth Sheedy on Behaviour in Banking

May 9, 2020

Why do people who work in banks engage in bad behaviour? That's the question my guest on this episode, Professor Elizabeth Sheedy of Macquarie University in Sydney, specialises in researching. She is a risk management expe…

David Enrich on Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump & an Epic Trail of Destruction

May 3, 2020

On this episode, I speak to David Enrich, the New York Times Financial Editor. He's the author of a new book called Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction. We discuss the Human Risk aspec…

Human Risk Webinar Recording: Decision-Making under Uncertainty

May 2, 2020

This episode is the audio recording from a webinar I co-hosted with Tom Hardin on "Decision-Making under Uncertainty". The video version is available for viewing on the Human Risk YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/SS8GuNSEr…

Professor Robert Frank on Behavioral Contagion - why we're so easily influenced by others

April 30, 2020

On this episode, I speak to Professor Robert Frank, the H. J. Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management. In his new book Under The Influence, he e…

Professor Tom Schössler on deploying Behavioural Science in a Museum

April 28, 2020

How can Behavioural Science help museums to encourage more visitors? In this episode, I speak to Professor Tom Schössler who is the Managing Director of the Weserburg Museum of International Contemporary Art. For links to …

Pooj Morjaria on holding companies to account under COVID

April 25, 2020

How will companies be held to account for their actions under COVID? On this episode, I speak with Pooj Morjaria, the founder of www.didtheyhelp.com, a website that tracks the good and bad things that companies and public fi…

Steve Martin & Joe Marks on Messengers

April 20, 2020

On this episode, I speak with Steve Martin and Joe Marks, the authors of a book called Messengers: Who We Listen To, Who We Don't and Why. For more on the book, to see videos of key concepts it contains and to take a test…

Human Risk Webinar Recording: Managing Ethics in a Disrupted World

April 18, 2020

This episode is the audio recording from a webinar I co-hosted with Ruth Steinholtz on "Managing Ethics in a Disrupted World". Our aim in hosting it was to highlight the fact that in the current environment, ethical issue…

Eggsy on going viral during a pandemic

April 15, 2020

What do you do when you think your government isn't doing enough to protect you from the risk of COVID-19? On this episode, I speak to Eggsy, a 22-year-old graphic design student. She noticed that her friends weren't foll…

'Behind The Spine' with Mark Heywood

April 15, 2020

This episode of the Human Risk podcast isn't really an episode of the Human Risk podcast. It's the very first episode of a new podcast called "Behind The Spine". But it is about Human Risk. Mark Heywood, who featured on e…

Alison Taylor on Ethics - what is it & why does it matter?

April 13, 2020

What do we mean by Ethics & why does it matter? On this episode, I speak with Alison Taylor who is the Executive Director of Ethical Systems, a collaboration based at NYU Stern School of Business. She works on challenges at…

Jez Groom & April Vellacott on Ripple: The Big Effects of Small Behaviour Changes

April 8, 2020

On this episode I speak to Jez Groom and April Vellacott, the authors of a new BeSci book called "Ripple". Jez and April talk about their journeys in BeSci, provide some fascinating insights from their book and we finish wi…

Alix Hope on Fluid Landscapes & how Taste Architecture can impact our perception

April 4, 2020

On this episode, I speak with Alix Hope who is a Creative Strategist for design agency Bompas & Parr. They are Taste Architects who specialise, amongst other things, in immersive events. Given the changes the Coronavirus h…

All Things Human Risk Crosscast

April 2, 2020

This episode is a Crosscast with the All Things Risk podcast. A Crosscast is where two podcasters cone together to release a joint episode. Here I combine with Ben Cattaneo to create the All Things Human Risk podcast. You…

Ricardo Pellafone on the challenges facing Risk & Compliance under COVID

April 1, 2020

On this episode, I am joined again by Ricardo Pellafone to discuss how Risk & Compliance (R&C) professionals can think about responding to the challenges posed by the Coronavirus. As the ways in which we work are changing d…

Ben Cattaneo on All Things Risk

March 25, 2020

In this episode, I speak with Ben Cattaneo. Ben is a risk professional who is also the host of the All Things Risk podcast. We ended up having a rather longer than planned conversation, so I've split it up into several part…

Mark Heywood on the Creative Industries under COVID

March 23, 2020

In this episode, I speak to Mark Heywood. He's a former colleague and good friend of mine, who specialises in bridging the gap between Creatives and the Business World. In our conversation we explore what the Coronavirus m…

Human Risk Webinar Recording: The Ethics of Events during a Pandemic

March 11, 2020

In this impromptu episode, Richard Bistrong, Ruth Steinholtz and I discuss the Ethics of holding an in-person event at the time of a pandemic. The discussion arose because the three of us were due to attend an Ethics Confer…

Professor Ian McCarthy on Workplace Bullshit

March 6, 2020

Why is there so much management bullshit used in the workplace? On this episode, I speak with Professor Ian McCarthy who is the W.J. VanDusen Associate Professor of Innovation and Operations Management at the SFU Beedie Sch…

Richard Bistrong on Incentives

March 3, 2020

In this episode, I speak with Richard Bistrong, the CEO of Frontline Anti-Bribery. He specialises in helping organisations prevent bribery and corruption, as well as in enhancing the effectiveness of their Compliance progra…

Luca Dellanna on the Coronavirus and Multiplicative Dynamics

Feb. 27, 2020

On this episode of the Human Risk podcast, I speak to Luca Dellanna about COVID-19. He explains why he thinks governments aren't doing nearly enough to contain the spread of the virus. We also explore the work that he does…