Managing Principal—Coherent Advice, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Mr. John Lark has a BSC and MSC from the University of Toronto with additional post graduate studies at leading Canadian schools. He is also a CCSA and CPRM. He is a leader in risk management whose skills have been recognized internationally. He has worked with Canadian federal and provincial governments as well as the OECD, the US EPA, and the Canadian Standards Association. John has spoken extensively on Enterprise Risk Management in Canada, the United States, Switzerland and Australia. In November of 2009 he chaired a forum of global leaders in risk management in Cairns, Australia, which considered Climate Change Risks in Australia. John has developed tools and approaches and tailored measures and risk profiles for a wide range of organizational entities from small groups with a limited focus and span of control to entire federal departments. The Auditor General for Canada has retained him as a risk management expert and in Controls. He is currently on the Canadian ISO team.