Center for Excellence in Enterprise Risk Management

The Center for Excellence in Enterprise Risk Management was established at St. John’s University’s Peter J. Tobin College of Business. The Center, lead by Dr. Paul L. Walker, is housed in the School of Risk Management at 101 Astor Place, in Manhattan.

Mission Statement:
Become a leading center that brings together students, academicians, executives, and board members for the purpose of developing and sharing knowledge, tools, and best practices in Enterprise Risk Management.
 
Executive Director Bio:
Dr. Walker co-developed one of the first courses on Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and has done ERM training for executives and boards around the world. This training includes helping boards develop risk oversight practices, benchmarking ERM practices, advising organizations on ERM process development, and identifying black swans and unknown risks. He has also researched ERM at the headquarters of companies such as Wal-Mart, Microsoft, DuPont, Intuit, Harley-Davidson Inc, Raytheon, and others. He has written extensively on risk and ERM including the books Improving Board Risk Oversight through Best PracticesMaking Enterprise Risk Management Pay Off and Enterprise Risk Management: Pulling it All Together. He has also coauthored several articles on ERM including: Is your Board Ready for ERMThe Strategic Advantage of ERM, Managing Risk: An Enterprise-Wide Approach, A Road Map to ERM, and ERM and the Strategy-Risk Focused Organization.

Contact Information:
Paul L. Walker, Ph.D., CPA
James J. Schiro / Zurich Chair Enterprise Risk Management
101 Astor Place
St. John’s University
New York, NY 10007
walkerp@stjohns.edu