By paying a small premium we all share the risk. Natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes increase the risks to commerce, to property, to life and to the stability of nations. The risk industry provides a crucial role in accommodating risks, and in helping to put things right when the worst happens.

In this section

Career inspiration

Find out about some of the areas of risk and business and the career pathways available.

Earning potential

Take a look at what you might expect to earn in each of the seven areas of risk (starting and with seven years' experience and professional qualifications).

Free membership

Join the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) or Personal Finance Society (PFS) to have the advantage of inside knowledge and connections to improve your chances.

What next

So you've decided you want a career in risk. Before you pack your bags and head for Lloyd's of London here's some advice on what you can do next.

Case studies

So, you've taken a look through the site and seen the variety of the risk profession and you like what you see. How about those who work in it?