Our shared values are inherent in our approach to work.  To be the best it can be RiskIQ must be a catalyst for engaged, enthusiastic, applied systems thinking by people who delight in working together to help others to flourish in complexity. It can only succeed if everyone involved succeeds.


Principle of our values is that we respect other people, whether colleagues or clients, accepting them as they are and working with them without seeking to control them.


Manager Audit & Risk, of a large Public Service organisation

RiskIQ collaborated with the Manager in developing a new strategic risk management process and risk register, to replace the (failed) traditional approach they had been using.

“ This was the best personal professional development I have ever had ”.

15 June 2018

CEO of Public Health organisation

After an organisational capability and systemic risk diagnostic, in the context of their Strategic Plan.  The work was primarily with the Executive and the Board and included risk reviews of several major strategic initiatives.

“ Thank you.  I am not easily impressed, and you have delivered 100% of what you promised and in a more nuanced way than I expected.   We would not have got to where we are without you. ”

13 April 2018

Project Risk workshop participants

RiskIQ facilitated a one-day project strategic risk review of a major infrastructure project in NT, using its unique “Holistic Risk Inquiry Workshop” process.

Participant A:  “ This was the best project strategy day I have had in a long time.”  

Participant B:  “ We did not mention probability even once, yet we had a great strategic risk conversation. ”

15 March 2017

External Auditor of a large NZ Public sector organisation

RiskIQ partnered with this organisation to implement a modern systems leadership approach to risk management, after it was criticised for poor risk management capability in an external review.  18 months later, there was an independent progress review.

“ There has been a significant improvement in the last 18 months.  The risk management approach now being taken seems to me to be leading best practice in the public sector.” 

30 March 2016

Case Studies

Revitising risk management thinking and practice...

A large, well- established Government Department with national and international responsibilities and over 3,000 staff distributed across many locations. Responsibilities include policy advice to Government, monitoring and managing related international obligations, engaging with many and diverse stakeholder groups including indigenous communities and delivery of front-line services to the broader community.

Using risk conversations to drive change..

In the Department of Lands & Planning (NT), risk leadership thinking and tools were used to challenge silos of work and to support a more positive, adaptive culture across the whole organisation. This was a highly effective change strategy, because risk leadership conversations helped decision makers to understand how their own behaviours could be sources of risk to success. 

Driving strategy and performance using risk dialogue..

The client engaged RiskIQ to help them to lift their risk management capability to better deal with the complexities faced in major projects. Part of the challenge was to avoid simply reinforcing current inadequate processes.

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