Do you know the difference between risk appetite and risk tolerance? They are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing.

In this video, Tom Callaghan defines risk appetite and risk tolerance. Risk appetite is a business decision that is part of a business strategy and an organisation's business objectives. This is most useful as a financial measurement; and the CFO is the person best-equipped to define an organisation's risk appetite. You will see how the CRQ helps defining the risk appetite.


00:00  Introduction

00:30  Definition of risk appetite

01:03  Definition of risk tolerance

01:40  Financial measurement of risk appetite

02:08  The role of the CFO

02:50  What the risk appetite it is useful for?

03:40  Conclusion

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