Risk Management Track: Keynote Address

Speaker: Lou Drapeau, University of Kentucky

DRI tapped Lou Drapeau to lead our Risk Management Track, and who better than a past President of RIMS and current Chairman of the Board of Directors of DRI International and Director of Risk Management at the University of Kentucky to connect the dots between these two disciplines?  On the agenda for Drapeau’s senior-level discussion of Enterprise Risk Management for Business Continuity Professionals is a frank discussion of how the two relate, identifying the drivers, process mapping and methodology, the impact of the risk appetite on BCM, and how to leverage the benefits of bringing the two together while avoiding the pitfalls.

To view this presentation, follow this link: Risk Management Track: Keynote Address

Lou-DrapeauAbout the Speaker: Lou Drapeau is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of DRI International. He has been a member of the Board since 2007.  He is also a past President of RIMS. Drapeau is Director of Risk Management at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, a position he has held since November 1, 2003. Prior to that, he was the Risk Manager for The Budd Company/ThyssenKrupp USA in Troy, Michigan for 22 years, retiring in 2001. The Budd Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp AG of Germany.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University, an MBA from Eastern Michigan University and an ARM certification from the Insurance Institute of America. Drapeau and his wife, Bonnie, reside in Somerset, KY. They have three grown children and five grandchildren.

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