November 4, 2016
Doha, Qatar; November 04, 2016: For the fifth consecutive year, Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, is proud to announce that it has hosted the Annual Risk Management Forum in Doha at the Bait Bin Jelmood, in Msheireb Downtown Doha.
The theme of this year’s forum addressed ‘Walking on Shifting Sand: Managing Uncertainties in the Region’. The challenges of managing risks in the ever changing regional and global economic environment and conditions, including the proposed methods and approaches for tackling constant change and ways of risk mitigation adaptation.
Now in its fifth year, the risk management forum has a growing reputation for effectively predicting and confronting the most prevalent threats facing organizations and the global business community. The 2016 event was attended by a large cross-section of business and risk management experts from a variety of industries and backgrounds including, auditors, consultants, engineers, contractors, IT experts, oil & gas executives, project and program managers and real estate developers.
The diversity of delegates and guest speakers at this year’s affair added to lively schedule of activities which included discussions and lessons on a multitude of organizational threats. The panel of experts spoke on key risk management issues such as the future of risk management, risk culture building, risk leadership and business resilience modelling.
“I am truly proud of what we have achieved during the 5th Annual Risk Management Forum. Through the resolve and the vision of Msheireb Properties, we have built this platform into the premier risk management symposium in the Gulf and will continue to leverage best practices from a diversity of industry leaders to mitigate risk and to induce systemic standards across a full breadth of industries. In 2016, we boasted a cavalcade of world-class thought leaders and decision makers from a multitude of sectors,” said Mr. Abdulla Hassan Al-Mehshadi, CEO Msheireb Properties.
“This year’s forum, also served to remind the international business community that it is only through proactive engagement and meticulous planning that tangible benchmarks and outcomes emerge that precipitate effective implementation of discursive risk management practices. I am delighted that it is the 5th Annual Risk Management Forum that stands as the testament to this business culture evolution,” he added.
Msheireb Properties’ mission is to support the wider aims of Qatar’s Economic Vision for 2030 by changing the way people think about urban living and improving their overall quality of life through innovations that encourage social interaction, respect for culture, and greater care for the environment. Their projects improve the lives of both individuals and communities – encouraging more sustainable and environmentally responsible behaviour, and a greater understanding of local, regional, and international heritage and history through immersive experiences. The 5th Annual Risk Management Forum is representative of their continued commitment to enhancing the social and economical dynamism, cultural heritage and quality of life in Qatar.