Keith Xia

Head of Risk Management, Business Reputation & Responsibility, Global Risk Management, Intercontinental Hotel Group
Board Member of PARIMA (Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association)

Certified Fire Protection Specialist (NFPA), Fire Protection Project Manager, Level 1 Thermograhper, Certified Safety Engineer, Invited Professor of Shanghai Business University

Keith is head of Risk Management of Intercontinental Hotel Group Greater China. He lead the risk management works for IHG great china region, including but not limited to the safety, insurance and reputation protection of more than 200 hotels, reputation protection and corporate safety resilience works cross Greater China Region. He is the company compliance committee member and works closely with the company operation committee and internal auditing team in managing the risks associated with the company.

Before joining IHG, Keith was an experienced Highly Protected Risk (HPR) consultant,having10 years risk management consulting experience in multinational companies and had provided risk management consulting for large numbers of fortune 500 companies. He set up and lead the structure risk solution team in Asia via providing financing risk solutions to companies for their finance quantative risk decision. He is a fire protection specialist certified by NFPA(USA), a licensed safety engineer, a certified Level 1 Thermographer and a licensed fire protection project manager by Chinese Government authority. The companies he had been provided risk consulting services including but not limited to Walmart, Carrefour, IBM, B&Q, GM, VOLVO, GSMC, Hynix, Seagate, Shanghai EXPO, HK Metro and airport et.

Acting as key members of the BRR (Business Reputation and Responsibility) at GC, he also attended and delivered speechs at high numbers of risk and safety forums as well as charity activities. He also delivered risk management speeches for academy activities to contribute the community and society.

He holds a bachelor degree in mechanical and a dual degree in advertising. He is fluent English speaker beside his Chinese Mandarin.