Guest Speaker: John Ludlow, Senior Vice President Global Risk Management at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
In this second volume of the Leadership Series, John Ludlow will address the importance of responsibility in today’s business environment and the role of risk management in making and keeping the business safe and resilient. Students will hear how Intercontinental Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel business, approaches this challenge and how it responds to threats and natural disasters through change and crisis management.
John Ludlow is the Senior Vice President Global Risk Management at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), overseeing Corporate Risk Management, Hotel Safety and Security, and Risk Financing. He is a member of IHG’s Business Reputation and Responsibility team that champions and protects the trusted reputation of IHG and its brands.
John has been leading risk management teams for the last 15 years in branded hotel and restaurant groups. Previously he held senior operational roles in the branded hospitality industry giving him over 25 years experience in multi-unit and global hospitality.