Diane Risch, Senior Consultant

Diane has been involved in corporate crisis and emergency management consulting for nearly 20 years, including as a managing consultant for The Corporate Response Group based in Washington DC and more recently as a Senior Vice President for Marsh Risk Consulting. She was the lead consultant for a global pharmaceutical corporation, conducting over 50 tabletop exercises around the world to ensure that every facility was prepared for Y2K. She has conducted executive level facilitation sessions to develop crisis management plans for a number of Fortune 100 clients.

With her academic and professional background in adult education and training, Diane also developed and implemented an on-line, in-house, propriety training academy for a global client to certify the capability of all individuals involved in emergency response, business continuity and crisis management.  Earlier in her career, Diane held a number of communications positions at Rockwell International Automotive Division as well as a division of General Electric.