Lunch Time Teaser – 15

You are the newly appointed Group Risk Officer, responsible for ERM across a very large global telco based in Asia. You are invited to attend the Audit and Risk Committee, which is a sub-committee of the Board. During the meeting a committee member asks you “What would be the impact to shareholder value of having an ineffective versus an effective ERM response to a corporate crisis?

What would be your answer to the committee?

A = No impact to the shareholder value

B = -1% to +1% difference to the shareholder value

C = -4% to +3% difference to the shareholder value

D = -7% to +5% difference to the shareholder value

E = -15% to +7% difference to the shareholder value.

Please email your answer to The answer will be published on Wednesday 28th October.

Lee Scargall
Lee Scargall
Lee is a senior risk management professional. He has extensive experience of managing both ERM and RAFM teams in telcos around the world, having worked for Ooredoo Group, Cable & Wireless and T‑Mobile UK.

Lee earned a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, for advanced research in to 3G video-telephony.