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The awards achieved by our customers are a worthy endorsement from an independent body that champions excellence in managing risk

Sword Active Risk congratulates Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), Network Rail, OMV Petrom and Horizon Nuclear on winning prestigious Institute of Risk Management Awards

Maidenhead, UK. 3 March 2015 – Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has congratulated five of its customers including Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and ENEC, both winners at the recent IRM Global Risk Awards 2015. Clients Network Rail, OMV Petrom and Horizon Nuclear were also presented with top awards at the event, known as the Oscars of the risk industry. Over 400 risk professionals representing twenty countries attended the ceremony, held this year at the Hilton Hotel in London’s Park Lane on 18 February 2015 and hosted by British actress Joanna Lumley.

IRM is the world's leading professional body for risk management and the Global Risk Awards provide unique international recognition of excellence. Judged by a panel of academics and specialists from across the world, the Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement for risk professionals, teams and organizations.

Awarded ‘Risk Management Professional of the Year’, Eur. Ing. Amair Saleem, Director of Safety, Risk, Regulation and Planning Department for Dubai Roads and Transport Authority said; “Risk management underpins our entire business, from strategic decision making through to daily operations and governance. We utilise ARM, from Sword Active Risk, as one of our support tools to provide a flexible, robust risk management approach to manage our health, safety and environmental risks and meet financial, legislative and operational targets.”

ENEC was chosen for the ‘Building Risk Management Capability Award’ from many well known organizations that submitted entries to the category.

Mostafa Ramzy, who heads up the Enterprise Risk Management team at ENEC said; “ERM is a vital part of our organization. The nuclear energy industry is renowned for its culture of safety and managing risk. At ENEC, safety is our number one priority and embedding clear risk management strategies across the business helps us to maintain this. ARM enables us to address the needs of managers at all levels of the business who want to understand the strategic risks involved and have the assurance that these are being proactively and effectively managed.”

Keith Ricketts, Marketing Director of Sword Active Risk commented; “The IRM is the leading professional body for risk management that recognizes best practice and supports training and implementation of the discipline. The awards achieved by our customers are a worthy endorsement from an independent body that champions excellence in managing risk to improve organizational performance. We are delighted that using Active Risk Manager helps our customers to excel in adopting a risk management culture for working practices and continuing professional development.”

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About the Institute of Risk Management
IRM is the leading professional body for risk management. We are an independent, not-for-profit organisation that champions excellence in managing risk to improve organisational performance.

We do this by providing internationally recognised qualifications and training, publishing research and guidance and raising professional standards across the world. Our members work in all industries, in all risk disciplines and across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

IRM’s Global Risk Awards provide unique international recognition of risk management excellence. Entries were judged by an independent panel of 24 experts, representing all aspects of risk management.

For more information please visit: THE INSTITUTE OF RISK MANAGEMENT

About Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation ( ENEC )

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation ( ENEC ) is working to deliver safe, clean, reliable and efficient nuclear energy to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The corporation is committed to delivering the project to the highest standards of safety, quality, efficiency and transparency at all times.Nuclear energy is an important part of the UAE’s future. Starting in 2017, this new and abundant source of low-carbon electricity will diversify the country’s energy supply, support energy security, and help to power the future growth and prosperity of the UAE. By 2020, ENEC 's four nuclear energy units will provide up to a quarter of the nation's electricity needs and save up to 12 million tons of carbon emissions every year.

Established by decree in December 2009 by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, ENEC is developing a world-class nuclear energy plant with world-class operations.
For more information, please visit: ENEC

About Dubai Roads and Transport Authority

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) was formed by the decree number 17 for the year 2005. RTA is responsible for planning and providing the requirements of transport, roads & traffic in the Emirate of Dubai, and between Dubai and other Emirates of the UAE, neighbouring countries in order to provide an effective & an integrated transport system capable of achieving Dubai's vision & serving the vital interests of the Emirate.

RTA’s responsibilities include;
Buses, Taxis, Inter-City Transport, Roads Engineering, Registration & Licensing, Marine Transport, Commercial Ads on the Right of Way, Roads & Parking, Rail Projects.

For more information, please visit: DUBAI RTA

About Sword Active Risk

Sword Active Risk makes risk management simple, valuable and personal. Sword Active Risk provides the world’s first risk management software that drives business performance by enhancing visibility, accountability and confidence at project, program and enterprise levels. Active Risk Manager (ARM) is the first solution available which integrates Risk Management, Cost Management and Schedule Management to show the real impact of risk, to enable better-informed decisions, and the ability to leverage risk to create competitive advantage.

Sword Active Risk is the project risk software provider of choice for the world’s leading Energy, Infrastructure and Defense projects, working with organizations like the US Air Force, Bechtel, Crossrail, US Federal Aviation Administration, Lockheed Martin, Rio Tinto and Skanska to manage project risk worldwide.

Sword Active Risk has offices in the UK, USA and Australia, servicing customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners.

In September 2013 Active Risk was acquired by Sword Group. For more information please visit:www.sword-group.com

For further information and a detailed view of Sword Active Risk and ARM please visit: ACTIVE RISK

Editors Contacts:

Keith Ricketts
Marketing Director
Sword Active Risk
+44 (0) 1628 582500
Keith.Ricketts@activerisk.com

Andreina West/Mary Phillips
PR Artistry
+44 (0) 1491 639500
andreina@pra-ltd.co.uk

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