Dr Ann Parchment
Ann Parchment is a Fellow of Higher Education with an MA in Professional education and training from the UCL Institute of Education. Ann commenced her teaching career at UCL School of Management in 2013. Ann achieved Teacher of The Year 2020. She has research interests in the identification and mitigation of risks across disciplines. Ann has led modules at UCL School of Management on (1) Personal and Professional development and (2) Consulting and Research. She has been a visiting lecturer at Cranfield University on Risk Management for Carbon Capture and Storage since 2013.
Ann has developed a novel method for cross-disciplinary hazard identification as part of her PhD from Cranfield University. She brings a wealth of practical risk management experience gained from working for public and private sector clients over a period of 25 years in the insurance sector.
As Senior Vice President and UK Environmental Practice Leader at Marsh Ltd she developed a team and business model to provide financial solutions for insurable and uninsurable exposures which was applied to mergers and acquisitions, manufacturing operations, waste, energy and water infrastructure projects.
Ann has an MBA from City University Business School and a postgraduate diploma from University of Surrey in Environmental Management and Health. She has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and is a member of the British Academy of Management and the Chartered Insurance Institute. As a member of the Society of Risk Analysts Ann has presented at iNTeg-Risk Stuttgart 2013, SRA-E Conferences Istanbul 2014, Bath 2016, Östersund 2018 and Lund 2023.
Ann has participated in a keynote panel discussion: Driving Climate action through environmental and sustainability education and delivered a session on The relevance of teaching risk management in business schools.at the Chartered Association of Business Schools Learning and Teaching Student Experience conference 2022 Belfast. Most recently Ann presented a case study "Delivering responsible risk management education for tomorrows managers:Evidenced by authentic pedagogy" CABS LTSE 2023.
Areas of specialism
University roles and responsibilities
- Deputy Head Of Strategy and International Business
- Teaching Lead for Strategy and International Business
- UN PRME Champion for Surrey Business School
Ann is passionate about risk management and ensuring education is accessble to all. She is the module convenor for the following modules:
MAN1091 Business Skills
MAN1089 Business Decision Making
MANM489 Strategic Risk Management
She also delivers a seminar on Strategic Risk Management as part of the Contemporary Topics Doctoral Program.