Welcome to RiskNZ

RiskNZ is the leading non-profit professional association for risk professionals in New Zealand bringing together people and organisations managing risk. It embraces the vision that New Zealand prospers when risk is well managed. Our focus is regular connection to share knowledge, build links, encourage research, facilitate professional development, inform public thinking, and influence government, regulatory and business processes to achieve risk management best practice in 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 emailed directly to your inbox.

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.


JLT is one of the world’s largest providers of insurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. Our client proposition is built upon our deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence. Together, we place our clients first, champion independent thinking and expect to be judged on the results we deliver.

JLT operates in 40 territories supported by the JLT International Network to offer risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.


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.