Importance of Risk Leadership in Enhancing Project Success
Join Engineers Australia's Risk Engineering Society (QLD Chapter) for a presentation on risk leadership in complex projects.
Santhosh Therakam, Director - Major Project Risk (ANZ) Jacobs will examine the role of risk leadership in project success.
Despite the best practices all around the globe, numerous external and internal challenges can move a megaproject from a ‘programmed success’ to a ‘designed to fail’ scenario.
Santhosh Therakam CPA, MTech, EngExec, FIEAust, CPEng, RPEQ, NER, APEC Engineer, IntPE(Aus), CPPD, MAIPM | Director - Major Project Risk (ANZ), Jacobs
Santhosh is an experienced Director and a Governance, Risk and Assurance practitioner having delivered many complex, multi-billion and multi-discipline programs / projects across a variety of market sectors in Australia and abroad.
He provides guidance and direction to Board Committees from governance, risk and compliance perspectives. He is highly qualified – Master of Engineering (Civil), CPA in Accounting, Certified Practising Project Director in Project management. During his 36 years of global experience, he has worked for some of the top Fortune500 companies e.g. Rio Tinto, BHP and ARTC, providing strategic and operational guidance and support to the Boards, C-suite, and senior management. He is responsible for both above and below the lines, business development, innovation to develop socially responsible solutions and implement robust internal controls to safeguard the shareholders’ interests.
Santhosh brings a balanced approach to the table for an informed decision making. He is well known in the risk realm for his proactive enterprise risk management and governance skills and for holistic approach.