Kevin W. Knight


ISO/TC 262 Risk management (ISO 31000)

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Kevin is a founding member of the Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Joint Technical Committee that produced the original AS/NZS 4360 Risk Management Standard in 1995 and its subsequent revisions in 1999 and 2004.

Kevin was Convenor of the International Standards Organisation (ISO) Working Group that produced ISO/IEC Guide 73:2002 and he chaired the ISO Working Group that produced the ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard and the revised ISO Guide 73 published in November 2009.

He is currently Chairman of the ISO Technical Committee 262 – Risk Management.

He was the 2001 Asian Risk Manager of the Year.

He was appointed a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 2008 “for service to risk management through executive roles with professional associations and as a contributor to the development of principles and practices”.

Kevin was included in the US Treasury & Risk’s Magazine 2008 list of the 100 most influential people leaving their marks on the world of finance for his International Standards work.

Will Speak About

Management of Risk or Risky Management?

  • Why focussing on the management of risks to achieve corporate objectives
  • The concept of including risk into all ISO Management System Standard programmes - Quality, Safety, Environment etc.
  • Towards a single High Level Structure for ISO standards – from AS HB 265:2004 to ISO Annex SL
  • Next level : Risk is the binding concept to embed ISO 31000 standard for the Integration of multiple ISO Management System Standards
  • Why ISO/TC 262 and ISO/TMB/JTCG TF5 Must Work Together

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