Chris brings a wealth of experience in facilitating risk management workshops and undertaking analysis for executive management, project managers, engineers, operations and maintenance teams. The consultancy focuses on achieving an agreed approach to identifying risk, how these risks needs to be managed and how best to achieve the desired objectives.
Chris Beale has a broad career background allowing him to understand the various contexts that impact on an organization. His earlier experiences as a factory engineer, production manager and factory manager were complimented with public sector experience as a construction industry safety adviser and Ministerial Advisor. Chris has been a risk management consult since 1997 and was recently the global functional manager for risk services at SKM. In these consulting roles Chris undertook over 500 risk management assignments in the areas of transport infrastructure, buildings, power, defence, mining, environmental and corporate governance.
Chris has an MBA, BEng, Grad Cert in Risk Management and is a Certified Practicing Risk Manager.
Chris has also been very active in the risk management profession as a Queensland executive representative for RMIA for ten years including a period as Queensland President. Chris has delivered many presentations at conferences and seminars since becoming a consultant in 1997.
These experiences have allowed Chris to embark on his own as an independent consultant to organisations who are seeking to identify and manage uncertainties in achieving their objectives.
Chris brings the necessary skills and tools to facilitate the process and achieve a common understanding of risk and a common understanding of the actions required to mitigate risk.
The key services provided by Chris Beale Consulting include:
- risk framework development
- context setting and risk analysis criteria development
- corporate and business risk profile
- operations and maintenance risk profiles
- project risk management and risk workshops
- quantitative risk assessment using Monte Carlo analysis for cost and schedule
- safety in design risk workshops (eg HAZOP, HAZAN, FMECA and others)
- risk workshop facilitation
- risk register reporting and dashboards
- value management facilitation
- options analysis and decision support workshops
- training in risk management
- systems auditing
(Note, Chris has undertaken Monte Carlo analysis on $110 billion worth of projects.)
These services are tailored for each client and especially the context for each assignment. This is especially important for corporate risk work and project management work. Chris has worked for many large construction projects in Australia and abroad and can apply his experience to ensure that the framework and approach used is appropriate to the size and nature of the scope of work.