Managed Luck website by Matthew Leitch (consultant, author, educator, and researcher)
Optimism, pessimism, and open-minded realism
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About the author: Matthew Leitch is an independent consultant, researcher, and author specialising in internal control and risk management. He is the author of www.workinginuncertainty.co.uk and www.internalcontrolsdesign.co.uk and has written two breakthrough books. Intelligent internal control and risk management is a powerful and original approach including 60 controls that most organizations should use more. A pocket guide to risk mathematics: Key concepts every auditor should know is the first to provide a strong conceptual understanding of mathematics to auditors who are not mathematicians, without the need to wade through mathematical symbols. Matthew is a Chartered Accountant with a degree in psychology whose past career includes software development, marketing, auditing, accounting, and consulting. He spent 7 years as a controls specialist with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he pioneered new methods for designing internal control systems for large scale business and financial processes, through projects for internationally known clients. Today he is well known as an expert in uncertainty and how to deal with it. more