Ben Cattaneo has always been fascinated by risk and uncertainty. He has made a career out of this and has worked in risk management professionally for 16 years. Ben has helped numerous prominent organisations to become more successful by managing risk and dealing with uncertainty. This has included dealing with extortion attempts in emerging markets, managing reputational crises and making major investment decisions. Ben is currently Chief Risk Advisor for Group Functions at BT.
However, Ben’s interest and fascination with risk and uncertainty goes beyond this. Ben wants to help people improve their lives through a better understanding of risk and uncertainty. He is the founder, producer, and host of the All Things Risk Podcast, which features long-form conversations with fascinating guests who have taken risk successfully, have unique views on key uncertainties of the day, and have demonstrated profound resilience.
A Canadian, Ben has been based in London for over a decade. He has also lived and worked in the Philippines, Switzerland and South Korea and travelled extensively. Ben is an avid endurance athlete and martial artist, and often brings insights from these pursuits into his views on risk, and vice versa.