Russell Walker is the author of Winning with Risk Management (World Scientific Publishing, 2013) and had authored many business cases on the topic of risk management. Many of these cases have be recognized by the Aspen Institute, PRMIA, Kellogg, Harvard Business School Publishing, Bank of England, USAA, and the World Bank and IFC for excellence in teaching risk management.
Russell teaches risk management at the Amsterdam Institute of Finance, including the Comprehensive Course in Risk Management (a week long program on all aspects of risk) and a specialied course on Operational Risk: From Measurement to Management and Leadership. He provides these programs to clients and has developed customized risk management training for Discover Financial, USAA, Capital One Financial, PG&E, State Farm, State Bank of India, Genworth, Bank of Austria, the SEC, the FBI, the World Bank, IFC, the Bank of England, among others.
While at the Kellogg School of Management, Russell was the founder and academic director of Kellogg's executive education programs in risk management. These programs included the Complete Course in Risk Management, a week-long program that provided executives a perspective on risk, from measurement to board of director governance, Enterprise Risk Management, a program focused at the regulatory impacts to the financial services industry, and Operational Risk Master Class: Measurement, Management, and Leadership - an in depth examination of operational risk.
Russell has also taught risk management through multiple MBA classes, including courses on Enterprise Risk Management, Operational Risk, and the Risk Lab. His work in Risk Lab has included examining risks in technology and business models and has included the following leading firms: Microsoft, eBay, Google, Uber, BBH, Western Union, Edelman, Levis Strauss, Menus of Change, CF Industries, and the CME Group.
Russell had led risk management seminars for many organizations and co-chaired the Kellogg 360 Chief Audit Executive and Kellogg 360 Chief Financial Officer program on risk management.
Performance of Covenant-Lite Loans
The Role of Credit Rating Agencies at Information Brokers
The Kellogg-FICO Credit Surveys
Operational Risk in the Insurance Industry
Supply and Price Risks in Agricultural Supply Chains
Operational Risk in Food Supply