About the Author
Dale Cooper has over twenty-five years of international experience with risk management for large and complex projects. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, an Affiliate of the Securities Institute of Australia, a member of the Risk Engineering Society and the Society for Risk Analysis, and an accredited provider of risk management consulting services to government agencies in Australia and New Zealand. Since late 1991, Dale Cooper has run Broadleaf Capital International, a consulting company that specialises in high-level strategic, organisational and project risk analysis, for both public and private sector clients. His risk consulting activities have included assignments in North America, Europe, Australasia, Asia and the Middle East. He is a member of the Standards Australia Technical Committee that developed the risk management standard AS/NZS 4360 and associated handbooks.
Pauline Brosnich worked in engineering companies, providing risk management support with an emphasis on maximizing safety and optimizing reliability and operation of projects. She has worked extensively in the minerals, resources and transport industries. providing advice on risk management and facilitating risk workshops for projects and for operations. At Broadleaf, she has continued providing risk advice for customers in these areas as well as for Defence, government and not-for-profit organisations. She has developed in the area of providing and implementing risk management frameworks that are tailored to the individual requirements of specific organisations.