Expert on Cultural Risk and Managing Director, Kiel Advisory Group
Elizabeth Arzadon is an international expert on cultural factors that impact management of risk. She combines a background in Organisational Psychology with extensive corporate experience in Internal Audit, Risk Management and Human Resources functions, as well as insight from 15 years as a strategy and independent adviser diagnosing culture and designing change programs with a range of clients.
Elizabeth works directly with regulators in Australia and overseas to develop their thinking on corporate governance and behavioural risk. She has a particular focus on board oversight of risk, and how boards can effectively evaluate and ensure accountability for cultural change within their firms. She has supported several special regulatory initiatives including ASIC’s’ Corporate Governance Taskforce in 2019 and APRA’s Prudential Inquiry into CBA in 2018. She has also developed risk culture audit programs for several major financial institutions including RBS, Macquarie Group and ANZ, and has conducted over 30 risk culture reviews across Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas.
Elizabeth holds a Master of Psychology (Organisational) and a Bachelor of Science (Psychology)(Hons).