Gartner Expert

Elizabeth Makris

Director, Advisory

Elizabeth Makris helps Chief Risk Officers and General Counsels risk management in the most efficient, forward-looking way possible, adding value though business insight as trusted advisors. Specifically, her areas of expertise include risk identification, assessment, mitigation and monitoring best practices, stakeholder based risk reporting, aligned assurance techniques, developing and updating key risk indicators, risk appetite, and risk related technology tools.

Ms. Makris has previous work experience including board education on governance matters, as well as litigating B2B and class action matters.

Previous experience

Helped boards of directors institute best practices in board governance.

Professional background

National Association of Corporate Directors

Senior Manager, Education

Areas of coverage

Enterprise Risk Management Program Management

Enterprise Risk Management Process


B.S. Georgia Institute of Technology, Summa Cum Laude, International Affairs and Modern Languages

Minors: Language Business and Technology; Latin American Studies

J.D. Washington College of Law

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Risk Appetite

2ERM Process: Risk Identification, Assessment, Mitigation and Monitoring

3Risk Reporting-Board, Executive and Risk Owners Levels

4Aligned Assurance (Assurance Mapping, Common Risk Language)

5ERM Functional Management and Risk Culture