Jacob van der Blij

An independent Risk Consultant with extensive experience in providing a wide range of risk advisory services, from implementation of enterprise-wide risk management and strategic risk assessments to specific operational, financial and technology risk and control reviews, serving a range of corporate and public sector clients in many industries.

In this capacity he helps organizations to identify, assess, measure, manage and control risks that prevent them from achieving their strategic objectives. By establishing an integrated view on risks (and opportunities) clients can focus on their areas of increased risk; bridge silos to effectively manage risk across organizational boundaries; and pursue not only risk mitigation, but also intelligent risk taking as a means to value creation.

Jacob holds a Masters degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and conducted part of his Masters at EPFL in Switzerland. He has completed a post- graduate Masters in IT Auditing, is certified as a PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner in Project Management, and has undertaken advanced Enterprise Risk Management training.