RisikoKlár combines the German term [das] Risiko (English: risk, Icelandic: hætta) and the Icelandic term klár (German: klar, bereit, English clear).  The German term klar includes a whole range of meanings such as bold, distinct, sure, obvious, evident, decided,

However, the Icelandic klár also means bright, smart, and prepared.  It has a further meaning which adds a different connotation to the combined term RisikoKlár, namely horse and workhorse (German: das Pferd or archaic das Ross, and das Arbeitspferd).  See Def.

Britta, Founder and Director of  RisikoKlár, is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), awarded by US-headquartered ACFE, who lives in Iceland.  She has worked and completed her studies in the UK, holding British university degrees (Master of Arts, Post-Graduate Diploma in Research Methods and Bachelor of Science with First-Class Honours in the Social Sciences) and relies on extensive professional experience.


Over a period of more than ten years in London, Britta successfully completed diverse assignments in research-related management, legal assistance as to anti-corruption, and committed to improving risk management in well over a demi-decade with major European banks.

Britta also holds professional qualifications in Quality Management (including TQM) and Auditing (internal and external), awarded in her native Germany.

Britta is a proponent of Creative Commons (see Copyright section for details as to how you may use and share her work) and Open Source Code.

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