Speaker Bio

Heather Wheatley

Heather Wheatley

Sr Director Analyst
Heather Wheatley is a Senior Research Director in the CSCO
Enablement team. Heather's research interests include supply chain risk strategy, risk identification and assessment, risk reporting, sustainable supply chain, and risk assurance.

She helps Gartner clients to effectively identify, analyze and manage supply chain risks based on organizational risk appetite, process and product type. Her work aims to show how proactive supply chain risk management can increase stakeholder value, enhance agility and help to deliver organizational goals. Her interests include helping organizations to consider and implement optimum risk responses to diverse and complex challenges.
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Monday, 05 June, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM CEST
Ask the Expert: Supply Chain Risk Appetite — What Is It and How Can It Be Used?

We are increasingly using the term "risk appetite" to define how much risk we want to take. But what does that mean in practice? What existing appetite for risk do we have, and what happens when a risk is outside our appetite?

Wednesday, 07 June, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM CEST
It's More Than a Plan: Key Elements to Cover With Suppliers on Business Continuity

Effective business continuity management is a cornerstone of risk and crisis response. However, few organizations go further than asking suppliers to confirm if they have a plan, and fail to assess its effectiveness. In this session, we will explore ways to develop a robust business continuity plan and the key elements companies should assess as they collaborate with suppliers to jointly mitigate risk.

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