We Are Scientists, Engineers, Analysts and Strategists.

PRISM is a global leader in risk-informed decision-making.

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Srikanth Mangalam

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.

Our Team

We are leading scientists, engineers, analysts and strategists in risk and regulations. We are experts in risk management, communications, public policy and evidence-based decision-making. We work collaboratively with industry, regulators and government to design complete regulatory solutions. Our focus is on reducing regulatory burden, enhancing safety outcomes and advancing the public interest.

Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen

Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen has held various executive positions with the Government of Canada, including the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Health Canada. She has extensive experience and expertise in regulatory policy development, administration and enforcement and identifying, assessing and managing consumer, industrial and medical product risks. Dr. Nielsen has taught regulatory policy at the Canada School of Public Service and is widely involved in international standards development with the International Organization for Standardization.

Dr. Paolo Lauriola

Dr. Lauriola is Head of the Regional Reference Centre for Enviornment and Health of ARPA Emilia-Romagna, the environmental protection agency serving the northeast region of Italy. He is a leading researcher in environmental and public health and has collaborated on a number of EU projects monitoring environmental health surveillance and environmental-health prevention. He has published over 100 papers in national and international scientific journals.

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.

Mohan Krishnamoorthy

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.

Christopher Hodges

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.

Isabella Myers

Isabella Myers is an independent consultant with over 20 years’ experience on the health effects associated with evironmental hazards in the indoor and outdoor environment. Isabella connects industry, government, the charitable sector and the research community, to enable effective joined up working processes that can drive an improvement in public health. She provides advice and facilitates the development of strategies that are underpinned by sound scientific evidence and she identifies, manages and contributes to the work of scientific research projects.

Vasumathi Srikanth

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.

Partners, Collaborators and Clients

We work with public and private decision-makers globally including:

Labforge Inc.


Community of Federal Regulators

Gas Tag

Rattle Tech

Nexleaf Analytics


World Bank

Technology Partners

We work with technology firms worldwide to improve safety and accountability

Our Vision

We help create collaborative models for sustainable development built on science, evidence and values.

Our Mission

We help design and implement science and evidence-based decision-making frameworks for governments and institutions (our clients) to address current and emerging risks in public health and safety, food security, environment and climate change incorporating progressive societal values.

Our Approach

Using a unique and successful public-private- academic partnership based collaborative model, we achieve our mission by helping our clients in:

A. Establishing policies and legislations that are agile, outcome-driven and promoting innovation;
B. Introducing transformative technologies and tools to a) assess and manage risks, b) measure and influence progressive values and behaviours, and c) monitor performance outcomes, and;
C. Building regulatory delivery methods that are relevant, responsive, and reliable

Our Practice

In collaboration with our partners across private and public sectors, academia and community groups, we execute our approach for clients by:

  1. Designing and coordinating the implementation of our unique partnership model,
    selecting partners, identifying appropriate tools and technologies, and implementing
    an engagement strategy;
  2. Designing and executing pilots and proof of concepts of our approach, and
  3. Designing specification for scaling and implementation of our approach

Our Values

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.