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David Tattam

Chief Research & Content Officer

David Tattam is the Chief Research & Content Officer and co-founder of the Protecht Group. David’s vision is to redefine the way the world thinks about risk and to pioneer the development of risk management to its rightful place as a key driver of value creation in each of Protecht’s clients. David is the driving force behind Protecht’s risk thinking, pushing risk management to the frontiers of what is possible. He is also focused on driving the uplift of people risk capability through training and content.

David is passionate about risk and risk management and in reaping the value that risk and good risk management can create for any organisation willing to embrace it. He is particularly passionate about risk management research and is prolific in creating a wide range of content delivered in blogs, ebooks, webinars and training courses. He has developed Protecht’s comprehensive suite of  risk management training courses and has, and continues, to train many thousands of risk practitioners across the globe. David also manages Protecht’s consulting business offering a range of risk consulting capabilities from Risk Management Framework to Risk Appetite Statement development.

He is also the author of "A Short Guide to Operational Risk".

Prior to co-founding Protecht, David was the Chief Risk Officer and Head of Operations for the Australian operations of two global banks. He started his career as a Chartered Accountant and Auditor with Grant Thornton and PwC. David is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.

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Latest Articles from David Tattam

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ERM Webinar Review: Moving from a Siloed to a True Enterprise Approach

Enterprise Risk Management

The traditional siloed view of risk management has evolved over many years of its development as a discipline, but there is increasing pressure to...

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Risk Appetite Development and Operationalisation - Q&A

Risk Appetite

Protecht recently conducted a webinar on “Risk Appetite: Development and Operationalisation” covering our North American, EMEA and APAC markets. A...

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Are you allocating enough resources to compliance and risk management, and are you getting a positive ROI?

Compliance Management

Macquarie Group has disclosed in its latest financial results that the group spent $785 million on compliance in the year to 31 March 2022, a 22%...

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Risk Appetite Driven Decision Making

Risk Management

"Would you rather?" is a party game that poses dilemmas by asking questions starting with "would you rather?". As an example: Would you rather be...

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