Manchester Grand Hyatt
Jan. 26-28, 2020
Session: Risk committee or not – why a foundation should have a risk oversight function and how it can effectively work
9:45 – 10:45 a.m., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020
Join Baker Tilly’s Christine Smith as she co-presents on why proactive risk management in today’s scrutinized higher education foundation world is non-negotiable. Learn about how a Board Risk Committee can work in conjunction with institution and Foundation leadership to understand potential risks and opportunities and put into place effective mitigation strategies to reduce unwanted liabilities, and anticipate likely impact of decisions and actions. Gain insights into specific tools and approaches that can be effective to analyze and communicate key steps for proactive risk management. Also take away key lessons learned during the evolution a risk management strategy and the establishment of a foundation risk committee.
UW Eau Claire Chancellor
Director, Baker Tilly
AGB Risk Committee Chair