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The Mindful Risk Group can help you manage business uncertainties and unlock future potential. We provide solutions to diverse business sectors by delivering contemporary Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), governance and safety frameworks.

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About Us

The Mindful Risk Group offers a wide range of risk management, governance and safety solution services in Australia aimed at reducing your risk exposure.

We are one of Australia’s leading risk, governance and safety consulting, research & advisory firms, providing enterprise risk management, governance and safety solutions to highly regulated sectors. We believe the risk management process is not about taking no risk – rather it is about taking informed and calculated risk.  We can support your organisation to build internal capability with contemporary risk management frameworks, as well providing processes and resources, to reduce complexity on topics that at times can appear overwhelming.

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Customised to suit your business needs

Our Solutions


The Mindful Risk Group’s proprietary risk control process is a continuous improvement loop that reviews your business’ current state, future journey and continuous improvements to determine the required scope of the risk management process you require to reduce threats and unlock business opportunities.

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Report on exposure.
Identify controls.
Analyse and stress test available risk transfer mechanisms.
Use the Mindful Risk Group’s Matrix and Risk Analysis processes to prioritise risk controls
Create quality assurance processes and metrics to measure performance. Develop and implement a data-informed action plan.

Our PROcess

Our risk management processes are based on the requirements of ISO 31000. They also support compliance with the WHS Act 2011 and other relevant and related legislation and standards. We assess your company’s current risk control processes before identifying your current risks and potential exposures,  to determine the scope of your business needs. Our final action plan will be data informed which will ensure your risk management processes are ideal for your business.

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Current company compliance requirments


identify and prioritise current risks and imminent exposure


analyse and complete probability mapping


insurance review and analysis


Data informed action plan

professional and experienced


The Mindful Risk Group are supported by a team of hand picked professionals and subject matter experts. Our team can help you manage your risk control process, make better decisions and gain competitive advantage. Learn more about our team below.

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James Ritchie FGIA

Chief Executive Officer

James is an experienced risk and safety professional with more than a decade of experience delivering WHS, Risk Management and Compliance functions..

Bronwyn Smart FGIA, CAHRI

Chief Executive Officer

Bronwyn is a pragmatic, solutions-focused business professional with proven experience in government and private sector organisations. 


Our Clients

We work with organisations with multi-layered legislative obligations across multiple regulators. Typically our clients are:

  • Mining & Mining Services
  • Indigenous Affairs
  • NFP’s including Disability, Aged Care and Community Services
  • The Education Sector
  • Financial Services
  • Insolvency


The Mindful Risk Team delivers a professional and high-quality WHS and Risk Advisory service to the ALC that takes into account the unique challenges that we face as an organisation. Bron, James and the team make the subject matter engaging and fun and our staff appreciate the passion and enthusiasm they bring to the work they do.

Julianne Uate-Jones
HR & Performance Manager The Anindilyakwa Land Council

The Mindful Risk team have worked with Firstchance for a number of years now and have become trusted advisors on all things risk management, business continuity planning and unfortunately pandemic management as well. James and Bron are a passionate and energetic team who understand the unique challenges our organisation faces and provide us with quality and professional ongoing support.

Darleen Taylor
General Manager Firstchance NSW

HIC Services have worked with the Mindful Risk Team for a number of years and we can always count on James, Bron and the team to provide professional and trusted advisory services on all things Governance, Risk Management and WHS.

Stephen Valentish
CEO HIC Services

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Our partners

Our strategic partners are aligned with the values and ethos of The Mindful Risk Group and offer solutions that support service delivery to our clients.

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Case studies

Mindful Risk is committed to supporting quality-minded businesses, helping them to deliver exceptional service experiences.

Below are a handful of case studies highlighting how specific organisations have utilised the services of Mindful Risk to increase efficiency, improve businesses procedures, and accelerate higher workplace satisfaction and integrity.

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Learn more about everything you need to know about risk management in one place! Our blog is regularly updated with all of the latest industry news, updates and advice helping you navigate the complex world of risk management with ease.

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Learn more about how The Mindful Risk Group can help you protect your business. We offer high-quality risk advisory and risk analysis services to high-profile Australian organisations. Let us help you manage business uncertainties and unlock future potential.

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