About Global Risk Management

Global Risk Management aka GRM is a niche consultancy firm specializing in commodity risk management for the food and agribusiness industries. GRM was founded in 1997 by Chris Morley and Bob Gast, two entrepreneurs who saw a need for this type of service in the market.

Fast forward to today, where Michael Irgang and co-owner Brian Harris, and other team members bring not just experience but unique and innovative expertise in providing commodity risk management strategic and tactical services. We’re proud of our reputation built on exceptional customer service and a value that includes partnering with others in our industry to deliver our customers the best consult possible.

A Simple Philosophy

Our approach at GRM is simple and influences all that we do: disciplined risk management protocols, strategies, and tactics for sourcing raw materials will lead to sound business operations and competitive cost structures. This time-worthy approach is based on our seven key “best practices” in commodity risk management and is unique in the industry.

Our Process and Approach to Commodities Risk Management

Our process is unique in the industry and approaches risk management from a “reversed engineering” perspective. We identify:

  • Your business objectives
  • Product and pricing strategies
  • Key metrics
  • Your competitive response to marketplace changes


Next, we quantify your risk and develop strategies and a discipline to manage it.

Projects Large and Small

Whether your business needs are large or small, you can expect excellent service with customized solutions. Our longtime work with a diverse group of customers and our cross-functional approach gives us the ability to apply out-of-the-box thinking to complex commodity risk management.

To learn more, contact info@grmcorp.com or call (651) 209-9500. Read about our work: Customers Tell It Like It Is.