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Risk Management Expert

, Modasti Consulting

's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Petra van den Boorn is a Risk Management Expert with more than 25 years of experience in finance, auditing, governance and risk management. She holds several professional qualifications: Chartered Accountant (RA), Executive Master of Finance and Control (RC) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).rnrnPetra assists Public Transport Authorities in the development and implementation of an integrated risk management system.rnrnSince January 2019, Petra has worked for Modasti Consulting, a consultancy specialised in public transport policy. She was one of the co-founders of a Dutch start-up that aimed to become a carbon neutral bus operator.rnrnPetra also has her own company specialised in risk management in the health sector. Previously she worked as manager of the Internal Audit Department of an insurance company. Before that she worked as a Financial Controller and as a Financial Auditor.


Wed 23 Oct: Bus service tendering and contracting

Smart and integrated mobility: how healthy is your risk appetite?

Risk appetite is the amount of risk that an organisation is willing to take in order to meet their goals. Governmental bodies like PTAs often have a low risk appetite. Smart and integrated mobility is here to stay and the PTA needs to decide on the strategic goals they want to realise with it.

The presentation gives examples of how these goals are set by the city of Utrecht (the Netherlands) and in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).

The presentation also gives practical guidelines for PTAs:
- Identify risks and opportunities;
- Assess probability and impact of those risks and opportunities;
- Determine response to risks in respect with the risk appetite: accept, avoid or mitigate;
- Determine response to opportunities: seize or enhance;
- Determine adequate control measures.
Only then, the PTA can prevent public bus transport losing terrain to other modes of (future) transport!