Morgan Lewis Seminars

Mastering Catastrophic Risk: Lessons from 100 Companies

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
07:30 AM - 09:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

Please join us for an interview with Professor Howard Kunreuther moderated by Kim Nelson, hosted by Morgan Lewis.

What practice can boards and management apply to overcome their systemic decision biases and reduce the likelihood and the impacts of catastrophic risks?   Hear this overview of what works based on research of 100 companies by Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.

The interview will be moderated by Kim Nelson, retired Senior Vice President of External Relations of General Mills. She is a board member of the Northside Achievement Zone, a member of the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs Advisory Council, and a member of the African American Leadership Forum.


Professor Howard Kunreuther is the James G. Dinan Professor, Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy at the Wharton School, and co-director of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Risk Analysis, and recipient of the 2015 Shin Research Excellence Award from the Geneva Association and International Insurance Society (IIS) in recognition of his outstanding work on the role of public-private partnerships in mitigating and managing risks.