Dr. Karen Hardy Ed.D

Former Director of ERM, US Department of Commerce

Dr Karen Hardy is the former Director of Enterprise Risk Management at the US Dept. of Commerce, a $11 billion cabinet level agency, where she led the successful implementation of an ERM framework across 12 bureaus. She is a founding member and past Board VP of AFERM and is a 2023 inducted Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Dr. Hardy is a faculty member of the CRO Program at the George Mason University School of Business and is author of the new book “Linking Human Centered Design and ERM: An Exploration of Concepts and Practice.” An author and sought after speaker, you can listen to her podcast at FlipThisRiskPodcast.com