Sally Alexander, BA, LLB (Rhodes), MEPM, ARM, MBA

Chief Risk Officer,
Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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Colorado State University - Fort Collins
141 General Services
6002 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0001




Sally Alexander serves as Director, and Chief Risk Officer for Colorado State University. She manages the operations of the office of Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) as well as leading institutional risk management efforts on campus. She served on the Board of Directors of URMIA (2013-17) and co-chaired URMIA's Governmental Regulatory Affairs Committee (GRAC 2013 – 17.) She has co-presented at URMIA conferences at sessions about “Exporting Risk Management:- Risk Assessment Workshop”, and “Cost of Compliance.” In 2019 she was awarded CSU’s Office of International Programs, “Distinguished Service Award” in recognition of outstanding contributions to the internationalization of Colorado State University. Prior to joining CSU in 2008 she worked for Larimer County as risk manager, and prior to that she worked in risk management at the City and County of Denver. Originally from South Africa, she practiced law in the field of insurance law (both plaintiff and defendant work.) She has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; an LLB (bachelor of laws) degree from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa; a masters in environmental policy and management (MEPM) from the University of Denver, Colorado. She also has her associates in risk management (ARM) and she has her masters of business administration (MBA) from CSU.