Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance

On The Agenda: Let's Talk About Risk Management


Event summary

A discussion webinar for members of the Better Governance Forum on the topic of risk management. The principal topic will be to review how risk management arrangements have supported public bodies during the COVID-19 pandemic, and help to identify the lessons that can be learned. As part of the discussion we will also consider steps that can be taken to help build greater resilience and ensure effective oversight of risk.


27 April 2021
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 11:45

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About this event

This is a free webinar open to subscribers to the Better Governance Forum. Places will be limited to 30 for each webinar.

Who should attend?

The webinar will be suitable for those with a responsibility for risk management or who have a risk oversight or assurance role in a UK public sector organisation.


  • networking opportunity to share experiences and ideas
  • support evaluation and improvement planning for risk management
  • improve understanding and knowledge

CPD Hours



  • Audit
  • / Central government
  • / Governance
  • / Health and social care
  • / Local government
  • / Police
  • / Risk management

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Speaker - Diana Melville, Governance Advisor, Better Governance Forum (BGF)

Diana is the lead advisor for the CIPFA Better Governance Forum and is CIPFA’s representative on the Internal Audit Standards Advisory Board. She is a CIPFA qualified accountant and is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Prior to joining CIPFA in 2008 she was head of internal audit at Salisbury Council and held other audit roles in local government and at the National Audit Office.