At a time where good leadership and agile decision making is more important than ever, we unpack the components of effective decision making and look at the importance of stakeholder buy-in and how converting data into knowledge can aid this process. We also look at the role that Risk Management plays in this process and how an adaptable and agile Risk Management programme can be a strategic enabler.
meet our guests
dr adrian tiplady
Head: Strategy and Business Systems, SKA South Africa
Dr. Adrian Tiplady is currently the Head of Strategy and Business Systems at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, which is mandated to implement South Africa’s strategic radio astronomy initiatives including the Square Kilometre Array project – a multi-national scientific facility to be co-hosted by South Africa and Australia. Adrian has a diverse portfolio that includes strategic, risk and knowledge management, stakeholder management, governance, SHEQ, as well as spectrum management. As part of the South African delegation, he played a strong role in the negotiation and establishment of the SKA Observatory – an inter-governmental organisation established to deliver and operate the Square Kilometre Array.