PRISM is a global leader in Risk Informed Decision Making:
A sustainable, safe, and healthy world built on a foundation of evidence, innovation and partnerships.
Influence the achievement of social outcomes using integrated risk management.
Using a unique and successful public-private-academic partnership based collaborative model, we achieve our mission by helping:
- Develop outcome focused public policies and regulations that support innovation
- Identify and evaluate innovative technology-driven solutions
- Identify and build partners for development
- Lead the design and implementation of Proof of concepts, Pilots, Sandboxes, Living Labs and Test Environments
- Support transition from Test Environments to Scaled Solutions
- Post-implementation monitoring and evaluation
In collaboration with our partners across private and public sectors, academia and community groups, we execute our approach for clients by:
- Designing and coordinating the implementation of our unique partnership model, selecting partners, identifying appropriate tools and technologies, and implementing an engagement strategy;
- Designing and executing pilots and proof of concepts of our approach, and
- Designing specification for scaling and implementation of our approach
We strive to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations by:
- Demonstrating integrity in our approach;
- Earning and maintaining trust of our clients, partners, and stakeholders;
- Ensuring objectivity in our process and methods.
Our Board of Directors
Srikanth Mangalam is a globally recognized visionary and expert in risk-informed decision-making.
He has over 20 years of experience in risk management in both the public and private sectors in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is credited with conceptualizing and implementing Risk-Informed Decision-Making in Canada’s public safety sector. Formerly the Director of Public Safety Risk Management and Chief Risk Advisor at the Technical Standards and Safety Authority in Toronto, Canada, Srikanth and his team received US and Canadian patents for developing and implementing an innovative approach to risk-based regulatory inspections.
Srikanth has successfully established and delivered science-based risk management strategies in real-world contexts and championed the application of analytics and innovative outcome-based performance metrics to quantify risks and the effectiveness of regulations. He has several publications to his credit and is a highly sought after speaker on public risk management at conferences and by regulatory agencies.
Mohan Krishnamoorthy is Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research Partnerships) at University of Queensland. He was previously the inaugural CEO of the Indian Institute for Technology Bombay-Monash Academy. He was previously the inaugural CEO of the Indian Institute for Technology Bombay-Monash Research Academy, which he helped establish. Professor Krishnamoorthy is a leading expert in operations research and efficiency, hub location, rostering, personnel task scheduling, machine scheduling, transportation and port logistics.
After having spent nearly fifteen years with the World Bank Group in various roles including environmental management, sustainability and internal audit, Ajay is currently a Facilitator and Coach for Strategy, Leadership and Culture.
Our Team of Advisors
Vasumathi Srikanth is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 15 years international experience in financial public accounting and taxation. She has extensive experience and expertise in financial and tax compliance in both the business and not-for profit sector in India and Canada with a particular focus on the small and medium-scale enterprises.
Dr. Mangalam Mallikarjunan
Dr. Mallikarjunan is an international expert in chemical risk assessment and process safety management. He was a senior member of the Nobel Peace Prize winning team at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons The Hague, Netherlands responsible for safety and risk assessment with the international chemical weapons inspection program. As Deputy Director for over 30 years with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in India he led teams of scientists and engineers on research and consulting projects in chemical engineering, safety and risk analysis for chemical processes, development and design of chemical processes. He has published over 60 papers in national and international journals.
Christopher Hodges is Professor of Justice Systems, and head of the Swiss Re/CMS Research Programme on Civil Justice Systems, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford. He is a Supernumerary Fellow of Wolfson College Oxford. Professor Hodges research interests and expertise is in understanding how to design more effective regulatory frameworks to enhance compliance, performance and safety.
Priya is the Founder/Director for Antarang Foundation which aims to build self reliance in youth through key life skills and employability skills. Antarang which is one of Prism’s partner organizations, works to bridge the gap between education and the future for young people at the threshold of adulthood.
Ruth Steinholtz is an innovator in the field of values-based business ethics. Her recent work is grounded in behavioural science and focused on organisational culture. She is an experienced international corporate lawyer and former General Counsel, Head of Ethics and Compliance and Group Security Coordinator. She pioneered the establishment of networks of ethics ambassadors as an effective means of increasing integrity in global organisations. Ruth is co-author (with Christopher Hodges) of Ethical Business Practice and Regulation: A Behavioural and Values-based Approach to Compliance and Enforcement. She is a Barrett Values Analytics practitioner and is the Founder of AretéWork. Ruth is based in London, England.
Leigh Sharpington is a change professional with more than 25 years of experience in the UK’s central Government, investment banking and academia. Most recently with the UK’s Food Standards Agency and Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, he has deep expertise in bridging the gap between technology, policy and business, and delivering innovative digital-data-and-technology enabled solutions.
Humphrey Kisembe is an Economist with over 15 years public policy development experience in Canada and abroad. His experience cuts across a variety of sectors including transportation, international trade, public safety and healthcare. Humphrey has previously worked with governments, private sector organizations and development partners in East Africa to design policies and programs to enhance trade and economic integration. He is recognized for his role in spearheading regulatory modernization projects in Ontario Canada, during his time as a Policy Advisor with the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA). Humphrey is passionate about data-driven public policy, regulatory innovation and risk-based regulation. He holds a master’s degree in economics from York University.