Brian Roylett is Director and Executive Officer of RIMS Australasia Limited. Brian has an extensive international career in corporate governance, risk and resilience, specializing in programs for managing strategic and operational risk for major private corporations and governments throughout Australia and South East Asia.
Brian has held executive management positions with Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG), the largest general insurer in Australasia.
Previously IAG Group Risk Manager, Brian holds professional qualifications in management and engineering disciplines, specialising in design and evaluation of corporate strategy, governance and risk management plans for high technology industry, with an extensive background in resource sector projects throughout the Asia Pacific Region.
Brian has been instrumental in the establishment of new corporate risk management undertakings in United States, Argentina and Hong Kong and a general insurance company in Peoples Republic of China. He has held Chief Executive roles in the Malaysian general insurance industry and for captive insurance companies in Singapore and the Offshore Financial Centre in Labuan, East Malaysia.
His international risk management experience includes assisting governments and private sector corporations in Australia, New Zealand, United States, Argentina, United Kingdom, Czechoslovakia, Peoples Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Brian was a foundation member of Standards Australia OB/7 Committee responsible for the development of AS/NZS 4360: Risk Management. He represents Standards Australia on ISO TC 292: Security and Resilience and was Project Leader for the new ISO standard ISO 22316-Organizational resilience -Principles and guidelines. Brian is Co-Convener of the ISO TC 262 (Risk Management) and ISO TC 292 (Security and Resilience) Joint Working Group for the development of ISO 31050 Managing Emerging Risks to Enhance Organizational Resilience.
Appointed by the Commonwealth Attorney Generals Department, Brian is a Member of the Australian Government Resilience Expert Advisory Group for Critical Infrastructure under the administration of the recently formed Department of Home Affairs. He was the principal author of Commonwealth Procurement Guideline No. 8 Managing Risk in Procurement, on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Administrative Services, Australian Government
Brian Roylett is a Member of a several international risk management associations, including ASIS International USA and Member of the Risk Engineering Society of the peak professional body, Institute of Engineers Australia.
Brian was President, Board Chairman and Director of the Risk Management Institution of Australasia Limited, the peak industry body for risk management professionals in the Asia Pacific Region. He also served as Director and Vice-President, International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Associations Inc. (IFRIMA). He is a board director, the Honorary Executive Officer and Company Secretary of the RIMS Australasia Chapter in conjunction with the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc., USA.