David Lannoy

Associate Director Risk Training & Practices

Languages: French/English

David Lannoy has gained vast experience in risk management over the last 20 years. He has worked in a wide range of sectors such as public service, finance, telecommunication and life sciences. 

David’s key achievement is bringing enterprise risk management and internal control to a higher level of maturity in international organisations. Among others, he has worked for the Committee of Regions, the European Economic and Social Committee, and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.

Developing an enterprise risk management approach in a technology firm providing payment services in a leading life sciences company. Implementing criminal risk assessment and terrorist threat assessment for the public sector.

David holds a Master’s in Political Sciences and advanced degrees from highly-regarded risk management courses at leading business schools (Vlerick Business School, Ghent, and EDHEC and HEC in Geneva). He is also studying for a PhD in the field of enterprise risk management.

David has been admitted to the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) in London as a Specialist Member and Chairman of the Belgium-Luxembourg Regional Group of the IRM. He is also a Certified ISO 31000 Risk Manager Certified Internal Control Professional.

David has developed a risk assessment methodology based on the Lego Serious Play approach that has been widely recognised within the risk management community (RIMS Annual Conference in Boston and the Danish Society of Engineers Risk Management Conference in Copenhagen) and has been shortlisted at the CIR Risk Management Awards 2019 in the ‘Risk Management Innovation of the Year’ category. 

David is a regular guest lecturer and master thesis supervisor at the HEG Geneva School of Business Administration, the Solvay Brussels School, the IESEG Business School in Lille and the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management. He also contributes regularly to professional publications. David’s creativity and ability to communicate complex matters makes him a highly well-regarded speaker and trainer for a wide range of audiences.