About Swiss Risk Award

The Swiss Risk Award is an annual award for outstanding contributions to risk management. This can be a project or product submitted by an individual or group/team. The project must have been developed for the most part in Switzerland or for a company/institution with head office in CH. The winner or winning team receives a cash prize of CHF 2’500 and chance to present at a high-profile venue.

Criteria for selection

  • Practical Impact: Improves or has potential to improve effectiveness and efficiency of risk management practices at a micro- or macro level.
  • Originality/creativity: Candidates are “thinking outside the box” as well as “looking at the bigger picture” while pushing or expanding the intellectual boundaries.
  • Societal impact: What is the potential application in contributing to the risk management system from a societal perspective? I.e. is there a broader benefit for society? Or is this mainly for the benefit/competitive advantage of a few/select firms/institutions?


  • Cash prize of CHF 2’500. Note: in case of a group or firm winning, the prize money must be split.
  • Chance to present at a high profile venue, e.g. speaking slot at ETH Risk Days, speaking slot at SRA event (Swiss Risk Dinner or Chapter) etc.
  • All finalists will be honoured for their achievements with a Swiss Risk Association certificate.


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