Robert Sales

Robert Sales

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Robert Sales is Editorial Director at Global Associate of Risk Professionals, a not-for-profit organization and the only globally recognized membership association for risk managers. He also serves as the Executive Editor of Risk Intelligence, a publication where GARP brings together the world's foremost risk practitioners. He is responsible for overseeing the development and production of all Risk Intelligence content, including articles, blog posts, podcasts, and videos. A highly respected figure in the risk management community, Sales has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry, including roles in risk management, compliance, and communications. He is passionate about helping risk professionals stay informed and develop effective risk management strategies. Prior to joining GARP, he served as a Managing Editor at Risk Professional Magazine and Editor-in-Chief at Risk Review Magazine.

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  • It is a content hub for original, cutting-edge articles, webcasts, podcasts, and white papers on today's top risk topics. 

  • Valuable for risk professionals of all levels, this publication allows you to stay ahead of the curve.

  • Some of the topics he has written about include operational resilience, credit risk modeling, climate risk, natural risk disaster, cyber risk, whistleblowing, and risk culture and governance.


  • Sales has a deep understanding of the operational, credit, and market risks that financial institutions face.

  • He is known for his expertise, his insights, and his ability to communicate complex risk management concepts in a clear and concise way.

  • He is also a member of the editorial boards of several risk management journals.

  • He is a frequent speaker at industry events and a regular contributor to financial publications.