Prof. Peter C. Young University of St. Thomas, USA

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Peter C. Young, PhD holds the 3M Endowed Chair in International Business, and in that position is responsible for global business education initiatives at the Opus College of Business-University of St. Thomas. From 1994-2011 he held the E. W. Blanch, Senior Chair in Risk Management in the Opus College of... read moreBusiness. In that capacity, he was (and remains) responsible for the MBA courses and non-degree programs in risk management. He also serves as the principal advisor to (and co-creator of) the University of St. Thomas actuarial science program. Professor Young has been a visiting professor to City University in London and Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, and has held a distinguished honorary professorship at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland. Prof. Young holds a Ph.D. in Risk Management from the University of Minnesota and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He has written extensively on the subject of risk management, including an influential risk management textbook, Risk Management and Insurance (McGraw-Hill, co-authored with Michael Smith), which is considered the first major book to develop the concept of organization/enterprise-wide risk management. Most recently he has coauthored (with Martin Fone) Managing Risks in Public Organisations, which has become an influential book on UK public sector risk management, and he is presently working on a book examining risk leadership in response to complex public risks. Professor Young has been published extensively in academic and practitioner journals as well as popular business magazines.