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IIRSM is an educational charity and professional body for those managing risk in all its forms.

We are independent and speak freely, championing risk management to drive positive change for both employee and organisational wellbeing. We do this through setting standards, connecting people and organisations, and providing practical education, training, advice and resources.

We have a community of 8000+ globally, representing all risk disciplines from compliance, environmental management, health and safety, insurance, internal audit, quality management, security, project management and more.

IIRSM was established in 1975 and represents members in over 70 countries.  

Our vision

A future where people live and work in a safer and more sustainable world.

Our mission     

Transforming decision-making through collective risk management capability.

Specifically, we will:

  • Ensure our members are recognised for their status, knowledge and skills
  • Provide practical and accessible education, resources and community networking opportunities enabling our Members to take a leadership role in development and implementation of integrated risk policies
  • Work collaboratively and create meaningful partnerships to aid the advancement of the profession
  • Foster an environment in which our members feel valued and have opportunities to develop professionally and grow their skills
  • Provide quality products and services and deliver excellence in our customer service and governance

Our values

Open |  Authentic  |  Effective  |  Focussed