Brief profile of the speaker
Erik Jerker Engstrand is an industry expert in risk and security management, and has worked extensively with risk strategy development and its implementation, risk management frameworks, project risk management, security management standards, insurance, business continuity, crisis management, operations, security audits and training in different countries and cultures. He has held several senior management roles in international business environments in his career. Currently he is the CEO of a Swedish Risk management company called SAFE Shopping Centers based in Gothenburg, which evaluates and accredits operational risk, resilience and security compliance for shopping centers globally. In the past Erik has remained the Country Risk Manager for IKEA Group’s shopping centers for Russia and CIS countries, and also the Head of Security & Risk Management at AB Lindex. He has conducted training and audits in several countries, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Bangladesh, India, China, Turkey, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malaysia, Thailand, Kuwait, Dubai, Jordan, Qatar, the Baltic States and Russia etc. He has excellent understanding of the operations in large international retailers, challenging dynamic business and cultural environments, and is certified in security management, CPP by ASIS and a certified risk manager, by G31 000.