Welcome to RiskNZ

RiskNZ is the leading non-profit association for risk professionals in New Zealand. The Society brings together people and organisations managing risk under the guiding vision that New Zealand prospers when risk is well managed. Our focus is to organise regular opportunities for members to meet and experience a wide variety of professional development and networking opportunities.

The society supports special interests groups, encourages research, informs public thinking, influences government, and conducts other activities to achieve risk management best practice in the private and public sectors.

Our key offerings

Regular Lunchtime Seminars

A yearly programme of Seminars where thought provoking speakers from around NZ share their knowledge and experiences in risk management.

RiskNZ Workshops

A meeting of minds - the RiskNZ Workshops bring together risk practitioners in different cities to engage in intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or project.


Our quarterly members’ newsletter bringing together timely and relevant articles on risk practices and trends.

Breakfast Networking Sessions

Get together with the risk community in multiple cities in the country (including Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch) to network, share topical case studies and learn from each other.

RiskNZ Conference and Awards of Excellence

Annual RiskNZ Conference bringing international and national thought leaders and subject matter experts to network with RiskNZ members and the larger risk community in the country. Every year the RiskNZ Awards of Excellence recognises and rewards outstanding achievements by individuals, teams and organisations in New Zealand.

Risk Careers

Career opportunities and job adverts in risk.

Join our active community

RiskNZ provides opportunities for members to share knowledge, develop skills through professional development, contribute to developing and building capability in risk management, and to stay ahead of current risk issues.

More than 700 members across New Zealand take advantage of RiskNZ offerings, services, events and activities on a regular basis.

Join our active community now to get all the benefits of membership.

Work in the risk industry

Our Premier and Platinum Partners

SAI Global

SAI Global helps organisations proactively manage risk to create trust and achieve business excellence, growth, and sustainability. Our integrated risk management solutions are a combination of leading capabilities, services and advisory offerings that operate across the entire risk lifecycle allowing businesses to focus elsewhere. Together, these tools and knowledge enable clients to develop a holistic, integrated view of risk.

We have global reach with locations across Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.


Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. In today’s increasingly uncertain global business environment, Marsh helps clients to thrive and survive.

We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk

Marsh uses a team approach to address our clients’ risk management and insurance needs. Each client relationship is coordinated by a client executive, who draws from our many industry and risk specialties to assemble the resources to analyse, measure, and help manage multiple risks.

To further support our clients’ strategic, operational, and risk management goals, we provide consulting, brokerage, and claims advocacy services through dedicated global risk specialties and industry practices. Our colleagues apply deep experience and knowledge of clients’ industries to provide broad-based risk coverage and reduce our clients’ total cost of risk.


Paladin Risk Management Services works with organisations and businesses to identify risks to their operations and devise strategies to combat them. The organisation provides extensive risk management consultancy and training services to all levels of Government and the private sector.

Since commencing operations in 2007, Paladin Risk Management Services has gained an excellent reputation for the quality of its services and for its suite of innovative yet simple risk control practices.