Known globally as The Risk Doctor, Dr Hillson is an award-winning practitioner who consults and writes widely on risk management. His ground-breaking work in project risk management was recognised by honorary fellowships from both the Association for Project Management and the Project Management Institute. Dr Hillson is an active Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts to contribute to its Risk Commission.
He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and has introduced several innovations in this field, which have been widely adopted. Dr Hillson is well known for promoting inclusion of opportunities throughout the risk process. His recent work has focused on risk attitudes and developing scalable risk methodology.