Global Risk Institute

Leading the way in Risk Management

Global Risk Institute is a preeminent source of ideas on the management of emerging risks and trends for financial services organizations.

About Us

1.

Who We Are

The Global Risk Institute (GRI) is a premier organization that defines thought leadership in risk management for the financial services sector.

2.

What We Do

GRI brings together leaders from industry, academia, and government to draw actionable insights on risks globally and build capability in the financial services sector.

3.

How Do We Help

GRI provides members with knowledge and tools to fortify their risk understanding and expertise through:

  • Events
  • Education
  • Research & Publications

4.

How We Began

GRI was founded in 2011 – a collaborative initiative among financial industry leaders, and the governments of Ontario and Canada. We seized on the need to build world class risk capacity within Canada’s financial institutions while building a global profile for the industry.

Our Goals

Improve Risk Management in the Financial Sector

GRI brings together leaders from industry, academia, and government to draw actionable insights on emerging risks. 

Deepen our Collective Understanding of Financial Risk

GRI enables deeper awareness and understanding of financial risk through our research, education and training.

Develop Practical Strategies for our Members

GRI offers practical solutions to enable members to better manage risk. 

Founded

Founded by 16 financial institutions, our core sponsors: the Governments of Canada, Ontario, TD Bank Group and Manulife Financial.

40+ Members

We are a member services organization working with the top finance member institutions in Canada.

Engagement

20% increase in participation year over year.

Star Rating

4.5/5 all events YTD 2022

Our Mission

The Global Risk Institute (GRI) is a premier organization that defines thought leadership in risk management for the financial services industry. We bring together leaders from industry, academia and governments to draw actionable insights on risks globally.

GRI Team

Our GRI team brings together a broad scope of experience and expertise to plan, strategize and execute the collective understanding of financial risk through research, education, and training. We work to develop practical strategies for GRI members to better manage risk and return.

GRI Board of Directors

Our GRI Board provides rigorous oversight on GRI’s governance practices to ensure we earn and retain the trust of all of our members and other partners. Representatives from both the Province of Ontario and the Federal Government of Canada, alongside an impressive cross-section of financial sector industry leaders, offer tremendous value as GRI Board members.

GRI Research Advisory Committee

Our Research Advisory Committee (RAC) advises the GRI research team, Chief Research Officer, and CEO on matters of research. This includes advice on proposed and current funded research, research output, as well as global financial risk research directions. GRI’s RAC members include internationally renowned financial sector risk researchers and senior industry leaders with a keen interest in risk research.

GRI Business Strategy Committee

Our Business Strategy Committee (BSC) provides input to management on members’ needs, GRI’s competitive landscape and new product development. It essentially acts as a sounding board for the executive team on business plans and new initiatives. The BSC is comprised of a cross-section of senior industry and government leaders.