by Steve Nkwor | May 18th, 2017
ERM project, like every other project, is generally faced with some likelihood of implementation success or failure. The probability of success or failure in implementation has a direct link with the tone that is set by the executive and board of the organisation. In addition to organisational tone, a lot of regulated organisations are also awaiting a national or regulatory tone for ERM...Read More...
by Steve Nkwor | April 20th, 2017
A topic like this confronts every organisation in our todayís world of changing shapes and sizes of risks. ERM regulated organisations are wont, perhaps, to make the proof with a compliance mindset. Even when an organisation is not ERM regulated, all organisations are invariably faced with a need to show that they manage risk. Why? The answer is as common as our daily living experiences.Read More...
by Steve Nkwor | June 22nd, 2017
There are first steps in ERM implementation. To begin with, appropriate Tone-at-the-Top needs to be set. We already considered this in the immediate past article. Following from that, a sponsor of the project would need to come on-board to steer the ship. This overall leader of the project is what we are considering in this article. He or she may need to appoint a consultant. A roadmap, with clear milestones, should also be produced and a project team constituted.Read More...
by Steve Nkwor | April 13th, 2017
We are all used to a lot of things that naturally present within divides. For this discourse, we will just limit ourselves to two. We will talk of drainage divide. We will also talk of number-line divide. In a drainage divide, water flowing on one side of a divide empties into one body of water, while water flowing on the other side empties into another. This can be likened to the upside and the downside divide that an organisationís risk presents.Read More...
by Steve Nkwor | April 6th, 2017
A topic on ERM such as this may appear obviously grey to many. To shed light, we could rephrase the topic to focus other bodies of knowledge such as accountancy, insurance and information technology respectively, for instance.Read More...
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Steve Nkwor is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He is also an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. In addition, he holds Full Membership (MIRM) certification of the Institute of Risk Management of London, United Kingdom, having undergone the international diploma programme of the Institute.
Steve Nkwor has firm grasp of internal control and workings of governance system of organizations. He has had over seventeen years of work experience at Crusader Nigeria Plc, a financial services organization. In these years of work experience at Crusader Nigeria Plc, he had at several times worked as Financial Controller, Internal Auditor and lastly as Chief Risk Officer. Crusader Nigeria Plc merged with Custodian insurance group in 2013. Steve Nkwor left the services of Crusader Nigeria Plc as Assistant General Manager (at the verge of the merger in 2013) to form SNA Consulting and Allied Limited. He currently works as the Lead Consultant/CEO of the novel ERM consulting company that is poised to deploy best practice and value adding risk management in organizations.
Steve Nkwor synergises accounting, insurance and risk management skills and he is highly proficient in:
ERM framework design;
Deployment of ERM framework;
Having also completed the certification programme of Acuity Risk Management LLP, United Kingdom, he was licensed as Authorized Consultant of STREAM integrated Risk Manager solution. Steve Nkwor not only has skill to design ERM framework, he also has expert knowledge to deploy framework with automation.
He is a Higher National Diploma graduate of accountancy from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria. Post-graduation in 1991, he has become versatile with professional certifications in accountancy, insurance and risk management. Steve facilitates risk management workshops in very practical, professional and lively manner.
Donatus Obi is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management. He is also a member of Accounting Technician Scheme (AAT) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
He started his career in D.O. Dafinone & Co, Chartered Accountants as Audit Trainee and later worked in Ministry of Defence (Nigerian Army Command and Finance Office).His career spans other companies in commerce, Information Technology, Capital Market as well as oil and gas sectors of the economy. He leads the Strategy & Projects at SNA Consulting & Allied Limited.
He is an extensively experienced and goal-oriented individual with a demonstrated track record of leading the preparation and analysis of financial reports. He has proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements.
Donatus Obi is a talented leader directing highly skilled financial management teams to support the achievement of overall corporate goals and objectives.
His core competences include: Accounting Management, Financial Analysis, forecasting, working capital management, Efficiency improvement, budgeting and controls etc.
He is an Accounting graduate from Nigerian Army School of Finance and Administration and also holds PGD in Economics from University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
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He holds a Bachelorís degree in Computer Science from the University of Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria.
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