Chris Mandel, RF
SVP Strategic Solutions

After 25 years leading risk management departments and devising risk strategies for large global corporates. It is a pleasure to be on the team of THE world class provider of products and services essential to delivering excellent risk management outcomes.

Mr. Mandel received his B.S. in Business Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Masters in Business Administration from George Mason University. In addition to these university programs, he was conferred the RIMS-CRMP (2017), RIMS Fellow (2015), ARME (2014) ,CCSA (2007), CPCU (1987), ARM (1990) and AIC (1982) designations. He is a frequent industry speaker and author, and a "Risk Innovator" contributor to Risk and Insurance magazine.

In 2016, Chris was awarded the Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award by the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. He was named Risk Manager of the Year - 2004 by Business Insurance and the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. He also writes the “Claims Management” column at IRMI and serves as the Director of the Sedgwick Institute.

Location

Nashville, TN

Areas of expertise

Claims management, Performance, Risk financing, Insurance, Liability, Litigation management, Safety and loss control, Workers' compensation, Employee engagement, Integrated services

Recent speakerships

Exhibitor Advisory Council - RIMS  /  June 15, 2017

CLM Workers' Compensation Conference  /  May 23–24, 2017

RIMS '17 Annual Conference & Exhibition  /  April 22–25, 2017

CLM Alliance Conference  /  March 28–30, 2017

Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy (CSDP)  /  February 22, 2017

JD Power's 2016 Insurance Claims Edge  /  October 24–25, 2016

Sacramento RIMS  /  September 20, 2016

Univ Risk Mgt Assoc Annual Conf  /  September 18, 2016

RIMS Workshop  /  August 07, 2016

RIMS Workshop  /  July 19, 2016

MetricStream  /  June 29, 2016

RIMS NextGen Summit  /  June 04–05, 2016

CLM Annual Conference  /  April 05–07, 2016

DRI2016  /  March 06, 2016

World Captive Forum  /  January 30–February 02, 2016

Canadian Risk Forum - PRIMIA  /  November 16–17, 2015

International Center for Captive Insurance Education - ICCIE  /  October 27, 2015

RIMS ERM Conference  /  October 24–26, 2015

International Center for Captive Insurance Education - ICCIE  /  October 20, 2015

Proformative/ITL  /  October 19, 2015

SIIA (Self Insurance Institution of America)  /  October 17–19, 2015

International Center for Captive Insurance Education - ICCIE  /  October 13, 2015

RIMS Western Regional Conference  /  October 06, 2015

International Center for Captive Insurance Education - ICCIE  /  October 06, 2015

RIMS National Conference  /  September 27–29, 2015

AZ RIMS  /  September 08, 2015

WCI Conference  /  August 22–25, 2015

Vermont Captive Insurance Association  /  August 10–12, 2015

RIMS National  /  August 09–10, 2015

FL RIMS  /  July 27–31, 2015

National Workers Comp Defense Network  /  June 16–17, 2015

Bermuda Captive Conference  /  June 07–09, 2015

RIMS National  /  May 31–June 02, 2015

RIMS 2015  /  April 25–28, 2015

ACI Captive Insurance forum  /  April 22–23, 2015

RIMS LI Chapter - PERK  /  April 20, 2015

University of Minnesota  /  April 06–09, 2015

Claim and Litigation Management Conference  /  March 24–26, 2015

CLM annual conference  /  March 24–26, 2015

Global Association of Risk Professionals/MS  /  March 16, 2015

NJ Rims  /  March 09, 2015

Disaster Research Institute International Annual Meeting  /  February 28–March 03, 2015

Cumberland RIMS Chapter Annual Conference  /  February 25, 2015

PARMA (Public Agency Risk Managers Association)  /  February 07–10, 2015

PARMA Conference  /  February 07–10, 2015

National Restaurant Association Risk Management Annual Meeting  /  February 04–05, 2015

World Captive Forum  /  February 01–04, 2015

World Captive Forum  /  February 01–03, 2015

RIMS Birmingham Chapter - PERK  /  January 28, 2015

International Center for Captive Insurance Education  /  January 26, 2015

International Center for Captive Insurance Education  /  January 19, 2015

International Center for Captive Insurance Education  /  January 12, 2015

International Center for Captive Insurance Education  /  January 05, 2015

RIMS National Workshop  /  December 09–10, 2014

RIMS SW FL Chapter  /  November 20, 2014

RIMS Mexico  /  November 12–13, 2014

RIMS National Workshop  /  October 26–27, 2014

Silicon Valley RIMS Chapter  /  September 24, 2014

RIMS Western Regional Conference  /  September 21, 2014

SE RIMS Educational Conference  /  September 16–18, 2014

Hawaii RIMS Chapter  /  September 15, 2014

WCI (Workers Compensation Institute)  /  August 16–19, 2014

Florida RIMS  /  July 28–August 01, 2014

G31000 Conference  /  July 13, 2014

Oregon RIMS E-Day  /  June 18, 2014

RIMS National Workshop  /  June 08, 2014

MENA (Middle East & North Africa) Risk Management Conference  /  June 01–04, 2014

RIMS May Meeting and Luncheon  /  May 20–22, 2014

Disaster Research Institute Intl Annual Conference  /  May 13–18, 2014

RIMS Indianapolis Chapter - PERK  /  January 07, 2014

NWCDC  /  November 19–20, 2013

ERM Online Symposium  /  October 27–December 06, 2013

RIMS / REBEX  /  October 14–15, 2013

International ISO 31000 conference  /  May 27–31, 2013

Webinar: Implementing ERM as a Tool for Strategic Planning  /  March 20, 2013

University of Minnesota  /  May 05, 2007

Blog posts

Operationalizing risk appetite for non-financial companies  /  April 12, 2018

Where is the Upside of Risk? The potential for Risk and Opportunity Management  /  April 14, 2017

Opioids: A stumbling block to good claim outcomes  /  September 07, 2016

Risk management maturity #RIMS2016  /  April 15, 2016

Introducing the Sedgwick Institute  /  February 26, 2016

Next level claim strategies  /  August 22, 2015

Achieving results through strategic risk management maturity  /  April 29, 2015

ARAWC: Options in WC making rapid progress  /  February 18, 2015

10 building blocks to risk leader success  /  February 04, 2015

Managing risk along the loss curve  /  December 30, 2014

Risk standards gain traction  /  August 28, 2014

The best week of the year is almost here: RIMS 2014  /  April 25, 2014

TRIA renewal: Why risk managers care  /  March 07, 2014

Measuring and analyzing the “biggest” cost of risk  /  January 30, 2014

Reflections on Innovation: The Teddys  /  December 11, 2013

Is innovation in workers’ comp an oxymoron?  /  October 16, 2013

Operating on dated assumptions  /  September 11, 2013

The next level: Change ahead  /  July 29, 2013

Should risk standards matter in managing workers’ comp?  /  June 20, 2013

Top 5 reasons: Why should risk managers care about the economy?  /  May 30, 2013

RIMS 2013: It’s a wrap!  /  May 03, 2013

The power of integrated services  /  April 22, 2013

Leaping to the next level  /  April 10, 2013

Videos

Risk Management: Pitfalls and Opportunities  /  July 30, 2013

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