Meet the Team

Years of experience that deliver progressive solutions for future success.

Forward-Thinking Industry Leaders

With nearly a century of collective experience, Periculum understand the intricacies of risk management and how to create responsible risk programmes. Expertise that spans the risk taxonomy — operational, strategic, reputational, financial, talent, and beyond — help you transform risk management into competitive advantage.

Christopher Thackray

Managing Director

Christopher “Chris” Thackray holds extensive experience advising companies on the development of risk management and is a trusted advisor to Boards and C-suite executives across a variety of industries and is a keen author of risk management publications.


Bill Bandon

Director (Non-Executive), Risk Advisory

Bill Bandon is a leading technology and operations lawyer and shared services and sourcing professional with over 30 years of experience. He is also co-author of Emerging Technologies and the Law: Forms and Analysis, a two-volume treatise published by Law Journal Press.


Joe Venturato

Senior Independent Advisor

Joe Venturato is a respected global executive with 40 years of experience in deep general management, acquisition & divestiture, sourcing, and supplier and third-party risk management as well as Chief Financial Officer experience spanning 61 countries.


Claire Crabtree

Risk Manager

Claire’s 18 years of experience in financial services has included work embedding operational resilience into firm strategy, designing operational risk management, supplier risk management and developing risk management solutions.


Amanda Eaton

Manager, Risk Advisory

Mandy’s experience includes risk assessment and mitigation, programme planning and delivery, crisis management and prevention, quality assurance and control, standards development and implementation, strategic resource planning, organisational reporting and governance and team leadership and training.


Marie Fitzpatrick

Advisory Manager

Marie Fitzpatrick is a Risk Advisory Manager at Periculum and a third-party risk manager specialist, based in Nottingham, England. She enjoys watching ice hockey, walking her dog Eddy, and talking about the weather.


Wouter Lips

Credit and Liquidity Risk Analyst

Wouter has completed an MSc in Finance at UCL. He has gained in-depth experience in financial planning and modelling, from Oil & Gas to Investment Management industries.


Alisha Sackett

Marketing Manager

Alisha Sackett is a professional writer, editor and marketer who lives in Kansas City, Missouri. She has worked with Periculum since 2018 on all Periculum publications, blogs, events, and statistics.