The Risk Institute

The Risk Institute (2005; Columbus, Ohio State University; 4 staff;

An alliance of forward-thinking companies and academics that aim to propagate effective risk management strategies to protect firms and create growth and value. They operate at a unique intersection between faculty, students, and professionals from a broad cross-section of industries. Overall, it creates a one-time exchange for risk-centred. conversations, ideas, and strategies.
Their founding members are The Ohio State University, Huntington, Aon, Nationwide, Battelle and Ernst & Young.


  • Research: They fund and distribute leading-edge risk research to leverage risk as an opportunity.
  • Collaboration: Partnership with academics, students, and executives from a broad cross-section of industries.
  • Education: They train students and executives with the knowledge to lead their companies through risk’s threats and opportunities with confidence.



Leadership: Philip S. Renaud II (Executive Director) & Isil Erel (Academic Director).
Budget: ~65k (2019).

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