Kate Boothroyd is an expert risk management consultant and an Associate with THE RISK DOCTOR PARTNERSHIP (www.risk-doctor.com), offering specialist risk management consultancy and training. She is also a Director of KB Risk Consulting Limited, a risk management business based in the UK, providing a wide range of risk consultancy, training and audit services. Kate has particular expertise in project and corporate risk management, training and development, and internal audit. She has worked for major clients in the public, private and third sectors across a variety of countries and industries, including oil and gas, utilities, energy, mining, construction, civil engineering, rail, automotive, manufacturing, pharmachem, nuclear, housing, and education.
Kate has been an active member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) since 1992, serving as a Director from 1999-2003 and Deputy Chairman between 2002-2003. She retired as Chairman of the IRM North West England Regional Group in June 2016 after 8 years in the role. Kate achieved Fellowship of the IRM in 1996 and become a Certified Fellow in 2016, entitling her to the designation of CFIRM. Kate is one of the IRM’s accredited presenters of the 2-day ‘Fundamentals of Risk Management’ (FoRM) course based on ISO 31000 and the 1-day Project Risk Management course. Kate was the author of and examiner for the ‘Risk Management in Architecture, Engineering & Construction’ specialist module (removed from offer in 2016) and is the author of and mentor for the core Risk Assessment module, both for the IRM's International Diploma in Risk Management.