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Centre for Risk Research

Mr Matthew Leitch 

Visiting Lecturer in Risk Management

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Matthew Leitch is an independent consultant, educator, author, and researcher specialising in risk management and internal control. He has been teaching at the university for several years.

Matthew is a long-standing member of the committee for risk management (RM/1) at the British Standards Institution and represents the Centre for Risk Research on that committee. He has been awarded two Certificates of Distinguished Service for this work.

As an independent consultant, his clients have included BT, BP, Land Securities, the United Kingdom Accreditation Service, and the Department for Transport.

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 Leitch, M. (2010). A Pocket Guide to Risk Mathematics: Key Concepts Every Auditor Should Know. John Wiley & Sons.

 Leitch, M. (2008). Intelligent internal control and risk management: designing high-performance risk control systems. Gower Publishing, Ltd..



Leitch, M. (2010). ISO 31000: 2009—The new international standard on risk management. Risk Analysis, 30(6), 887-892.

Leitch, M. (2005). The campaign for plain math starts here. The Journal of Risk Finance, 6(3).

Leitch, M. (2005). " Uncertainty":" risk" without the attitude. The Journal of Risk Finance, 6(2).

Leitch, M. (2005). Uncertainty quantification. The Journal of Risk Finance, 6(1).

Leitch, M. (2004). Rethink your attitude to risk-start to think about sets of risk. Balance Sheet, 12(5).

Leitch, M. (2004). When is a good time to talk about saving money on SOX 404 compliance?. Balance Sheet, 12(4).

Leitch, M. (2004). Uncertainty suppression and strategic blunders. Balance Sheet, 12(3).

Leitch, M. (2004). Strip away the mystique: embedded risk management should be easier. Balance Sheet, 12(1).

Leitch, M. (2003). Evaluating is no substitute for taking action: time to make your mind up. Balance Sheet, 11(4).

Leitch, M. (2003). The dawning of a new age: control without budgets. Balance Sheet, 11(3).


MANG 6182 Principles of Risk Management

MANG 6181 Corporate Risk Management Processes

UOSM2011 Interdisciplinary: The Management of Risk and Uncertainty

Mr Matthew Leitch
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK.
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