The BCI Speakers Bureau

The Business Continuity Institute

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BCI’s Speakers Bureau exists to serve its membership, the business continuity profession and the wider business community. Speakers are business continuity professionals who have identified a willingness to present at organizational meetings, conferences, or special events.

Whatever the size, nature or location of your organization, in the public, private or third sector, these speakers offer a vast array of educational and empowering topics that can energize, enlighten and entertain your audience.

Please contact any of the speakers directly to obtain supplemental information relative to your particular interests and requirements.

Would you like to share your knowledge and expertise and be a part of the BCI Speakers Bureau? If so, please complete this form.

Be sure to check back periodically as we continue to expand the list of speakers.

Speaker profiles


Bhagwan Aggarwal Ph.D., MBA, M.Phil., M.Sc., B.Sc.

Location: Philadelphia, USA
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Phone: 2157967327
BCI membership grade:None
Industry:Healthcare, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Management Consulting
Geographic Availability: USA, Europe, India, Singapore, Australia
Honorarium / Fee: $1,000 per lecture / talk
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business Development / Management Consulting
  • Healthcare
  • Precision Medicine
  • Biotechnology R & D

Presentation Title(s): Leveraging integrated data sources and social network toward marketing optimization, Quantitative molecular biology toward precision medicines, Better managing R&D toward better product development, Big Data - what is it - does it make sense to my business in cost effective way?


Darlington Akaiso PhD., AFBCI, CBCP, CRISC, PMP, CISM, CGEIT, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor

Location: Washington DC, USA
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Phone: (202) 473-1000
BCI membership grade:AFBCI
Industry:International development institution
Geographic Availability: Middle East, Nigeria, Worldwide (in person or webinar)
Honorarium / Fee: No
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Organizational resilience
  • Business continuity management
  • IT Disaster recovery
  • Crisis Management
  • Risk Assessment and Business Impact Analysis
  • Training and Exercising Business Continuity Plans

Presentation Title(s): ):Presentations introducing and explaining ISO 22301 and ISO 22313 standards, Organizational resilience, Business Continuity Planning and IT service continuity.


Phillip Banda, MBCI

Location: Lusaka, Zambia
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Phone: +260977313518
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Banking, Public / government, Non bank financial institutions
Geographic Availability: East, Central and Southern Africa
Honorarium / Fee: Yes
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Risk assessment
  • Business impact analysis
  • Crisis management
  • Disaster recovery

Presentation Title(s): ):Setting up a BCM project: The Zambia Public Sector experience


Richard Bellwood MBCI, CBCP, CISSP. CDRE

Location: Ottawa, Canada
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Phone: +1 613 526 3019
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Consultant
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee:
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business Continuity Management
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Emergency Response
  • Information Security

Presentation Title(s): BCM 101, Crisis and Incident Management, Supply Chain Management, Disaster Recovery Essentials, Emergency Response, Bomb Threat Response Planning, Demonstrations and Occupations Planning, Hazmat Spill Response, Strike Response, Suspicious Package Planning, Utility Incident Response Planning, Role of Information Security in BCM


Chris Needham-Bennett MSc MBCI

Location: London, UK
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Phone: 02073539498
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Business Continuity & Crisis Management
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee: None
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

    Planning, training, exercising & strategy in:
  • Business Continuity
  • Crisis Management
  • Resilience
  • Risk Management

Presentation Title(s): Any of the above topics. BC Plans - the good, the bad and the ugly. Business Continuity Planning: What could possibly go wrong. What does BC compliance look like under the new FCA. The assumptions inherent in BC planning and their rationalisation. The Path to True Resilience. Astochastic crises and why lawyers have such good hairstyles.


Harvey Betan MBCI, CBCP, CBCLA, MBA

Location: New York, USA
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Phone: 9175184857
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Consulting (Financial, Health care, Non profit
Geographic Availability: New York area, Boston, Conn.
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business continuity
  • Exercises
  • BIA
  • Risk assessment

Presentation Title(s): Using the BIA in Turbulent Times,Red Herrings and Black Swans,Using Exercises as Staff Training,Global Events affect on local sustainability,(Many more)


David Bollaert BBusSc, CISA, MBCI

Location: South Africa
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Phone: +27829988666
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Consulting (Public and Private sectors)
Geographic Availability: Based in South Africa, available for speaking opportunities across Africa and globally
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business Continuity
  • Risk Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Business Efficiency
  • Corporate Governance

Presentation Title(s): A wide range of presentations including general BCM, Successful BCM Implementation, BCM and Good Corporate Governance, Crisis Management and Social Media


Jim Burtles Honorary FBCI

Location: London, UK
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Phone: +44(0)2072894991
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Business continuity and crisis management consultant
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee: Not required
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • As a pioneering and innovative business continuity consultant, over the past 40 years I have worked across all sectors around the globe. Practical experience includes emergency support responding to a large number of real-life incidents which now form the basis of a collection of interesting war stories. I am also an experienced after dinner speaker
  • Development and delivery of in-house tools and techniques
  • Customised exercises and training programmes
  • Arguments and discussions with top management i.e. ‘Selling’ business continuity
  • Measurement and evaluation methods
  • Business continuity

Presentation Title(s): I always use fresh material which is suited to the occasion, drawn from a large archive of basic elements. This ensures that the graphics are of the highest quality supporting well targeted messages.


Phil Carter FBCI

Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Phone: +61 427 930 687
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Telecommunications
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee: None
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Resilience
  • Business Continuity
  • Crisis Management
  • Risk Management

Presentation Title(s): Experienced speaker on multiple topics


Winston Clarke AFBCI, CBCP, ITIL

Location: Washington, USA
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Phone: 2024418487
BCI membership grade:AFBCI
Industry:Information Technology / Healthcare
Geographic Availability: United States
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable - depending on location and venue
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business continuity
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Crisis Communication

Presentation Title(s): Program management of a DR or BC exercise 101, Program Development 101, Documentation and Maintenance an annual process, Communicating with employees during a crisis, Historical value of having a BC program, What is Business Continuity,Achieving buy in from executive management


Sally Cohn AFBCI, MBCP, MIS

Location: Trumbull, CT, USA
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Phone: 203-455-9990
BCI membership grade:AFBCI
Industry:Business Continuity Management Program consultant for all industries
Geographic Availability: Worldwide
Honorarium / Fee:
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • As a consultant specializing in business continuity planning and strategies, I have designed, developed and tested contingency plans in the banking, financial, healthcare, utility, manufacturing and other industries including numerous Fortune 500 companies. I have prepared and facilitated business impact analyses (BIA), risk analysis, strategic cost benefit analyses, data center recovery options, LAN restoration strategies, disaster recovery plans, testing and maintenance, and fully documented business continuity plans.

Presentation Title(s): ):I have presented on all topics related to the BCM Program. Some examples of my recent presentations are: Conducting an Effective Business Impact Analysis (BIA), Defining the Contents of your Plan and Keeping it Simple, Obtaining and Maintaining Management Support for DR/BC and Emergency Preparedness

Eve-Marie Cormier MBCI, SCRA, PMP, BCMS & ISO 22301 Lead Auditor

Location: Montreal, Canada
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Phone: 514-825-6368
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Financial / banking
Geographic Availability: Based in Canada (Montréal). Available for speaking opportunities globally in person or through webinars. Presentations can be done in English or French.
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable depending on location and venue
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Organizational Resilience
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Crisis Management and Crisis Communications
  • Risk Assessment and Business Impact Analysis
  • Training and Exercising Business Continuity Plans
  • Supply Chain Risk, Continuity and Resilience

Presentation Title(s): ):- ISO/TS 22318(Supply Chain Continuity)Overview and key concepts (2015),Several webinars on the topic of BCM, BIAs and Crisis Management (2014 / 2015), La gestion de crise, de la théorie à la mise en œuvre : Cas du Lac Mégantic (2014),Building Resilience and C-Suite Engagement by skillfully shifting from Data to Business Intelligence (2014), Continuité des affaires, gestion de crise et mesures d’urgence - Concepts et outils de base pour se préparer à une crise (2014), Bénéficier de la gestion de projet lors de la conception et de l'implantation d'un programme de continuité des affaires (2013), Developing and Implementing a BCM Response: The influence of new technologies (2012), Implementing a BCMP in a Company-Wide Change Context: The Desjardins Financial Group Experience (2012), The world has changed, so should the Business Impact Analysis (2012), La valeur ajoutée d’une analyse d’impacts sur les affaires :quand la gestion de projet croise la continuité des affaires (2012).

I also give trainings and coordinate tabletop exercices for not-for-profit corporations and professional development days within our industry (topics: BCM 101, Supply Chain Resilience, Response to civil unrest situations, etc.)


Bill Crichton FBCI, ISO22301 Lead Auditor/Lead Implementer

Location: Leicestershire, UK
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Phone: +44 (0)7887 243899 or +44 (0)1664 568115
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Business continuity and resilience
Geographic Availability: UK plus Europe, Middle East and Africa
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable - depends on requirement
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • All areas of business continuity management

Presentation Title(s): ):As above


Steven Cvetkovic, MBCI

Location: Victoria, Australia
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Phone: 0401997888
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry: Organisational resilience
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiate
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Crisis and emergency management
  • Business & IT service continuity
  • Risk & security (organisational, protective services & IT)
  • Compliance & assurance
  • Human brain dominance

Presentation Title(s): Many presentations covering organisational resilience subject areas of expertise including group interactive simulations


Steve DeBruin AMBCI

Location: Bath, UK
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Phone: 07789074623
BCI membership grade:AMBCI
Industry:Local Government, education and SME
Geographic Availability: UK / Europe
Honorarium / Fee: None
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Educational Business Continuity (BC)
  • Local Gov't BC Management
  • Small and Medium Enterprise BC
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • IT Service continuity/DR
  • Senior leadership responses
  • Communication strategies
  • Exercise techniques (all levels)

Presentation Title(s): How to be effective in response, Embedding BC throughout your business, Business Impact Analysis (BIA), Communication strategies.


Gianna Detoni, AFBCI

Location: Milan, Italy
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Phone: +390236537250
BCI membership grade:AFBCI
Industry:Advisory and training
Geographic Availability: Anywhere
Honorarium / Fee: Yes, according to the scope, length and visibilty of the conference
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business continuity management system
  • Crisis management
  • ISO 22301 - ISO 22313
  • Change management
  • Cultural changes

Presentation Title(s): The implementation of a crisis management structure - practical examples, The implementation of business continuity - practical examples, The ISO 22301 - ISO 22313, The connection with GPG2013 and the certification path. Work/life balance - interactive sessions to improve internal communication


Florence Eid-Oakden PhD

Location: London, United Kingdom
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Phone: +44 20 323 94518
BCI membership grade:None
Industry:Macro-Economic and Geopolitics Research and Consulting
Geographic Availability: North America, Europe, Middle East, China
Honorarium / Fee: Yes
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Being the foremost expert on MENA economies and markets (18 Arab countries + Iran), Arabia Monitor has firmly positioned itself as a leading independent research firm with its in-depth, locally informed analysis consistently ahead of the curve in identifying new trends within and around the region.

Presentation Title(s): Infrastructure Investor: Emerging Markets Forum - 2014, London. The Middle East today: What is exceptional and what isn´t? - ONS 2014, Norway, MENA Economies: Diversification, Growth and Employment - Chatham House, London - June 8-9, 2015. The MENA Region: Unpacking macro trends - IFC AMC Annual Investor Meeting, October 2015, Dubai


Fleur Elston - 9+years specialising in BCM for global financial firms among others

Location: London, UK
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Phone: +447702405095
BCI membership grade:Affiliate
Industry:Financial services, Investment banking, Education / Universities
Geographic Availability: UK, Ireland and Europe
Honorarium / Fee: £500
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business continuity programme implementation
  • Business recovery plan design
  • Engaging training and awareness
  • Employee buy-in

Presentation Title(s): Joining the dots - creating a user friendly plan


David Evans Msc CEng CEnv MBCI, CIOSH, MIChemE contributing author to Crisis Management standards 25 years of experience in risk, continuity and corporate response to crises

Location: UK
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Phone: +44 7860 127737
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Cross industry experience, Oil and Gas, Finance, Transport Retail
Geographic Availability: UK based but available anywhere
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable from market rate to free
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Resilience
  • Risk
  • Executive engagement
  • Handling Corporate Crises
  • Business Impacts
  • Audit
  • Communications
  • Exercises and testing
  • cyber and business response

Presentation Title(s): Wide variety of topics from Leadership and response, Corporate crisis management, Incident team development, Simulation exercises, Building cyber response capability, Auditing business continuity plans, People and resilience, Establishing resilient organisaitons


Muhammad Ghazali MBCI

Location: Kuwait
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Phone: +96597295939
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Consulting / service
Geographic Availability: Middle East, Africa and Europe
Honorarium / Fee: No
Expense Reimbursement required?:No
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • ISO22301 Implementation
  • Embedding BCM into org.culture
  • Exercising and testing
  • Continual improvement

Presentation Title(s): Any of the above topics


Roger Gomm

Location: Walton on Thames, UK
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Phone: +44(0)7831641411
BCI membership grade:None
Industry:Resilience, Security and integrated emergency management
Geographic Availability: No restriction on the understanding that travel and accommodation are paid
Honorarium / Fee: Depends on what the session is
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Crises, emergency and disaster management
  • Public disorder and protest threat awareness and mitigation

Presentation Title(s): ):The creation and maintenance of situational awareness; understanding the overall picture, longer term and wider impacts and risks with strategic implications


Michael Harding AFBCI, CBCP

Location: New Jersey, USA
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Phone: 856-505-9745
BCI membership grade:AFBCI
Industry:Finance / Insurance
Geographic Availability: Americas, Europe, Asia-Pac
Honorarium / Fee: None
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Risk Assessments
  • Incident Management
  • Tabletop Exercises
  • Employee Awareness Training
  • Project Management

Presentation Title(s): It's Time to Dissect Your Business Impact Analysis (BIA) - DRJ Fall World, 2015


George B. Huff Jr., Esquire, CBCP, MBCI, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor

Location: Virginia, USA
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Phone: 571-201-2554
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Management systems consultant
Geographic Availability: USA
Honorarium / Fee: No fee
Expense Reimbursement required?:Travel reimbursement
Area(s) of Expertise?:

  • Business continuity programme set up
  • Business impact analysis
  • Plan development
  • Test and exercising
  • Organisational certification preparation

Presentation Title(s): ): I’ve presented on business continuity and facilities management systems, continuity of operations for public and private sector, incident response, and organizational resilience with an emphasis on readiness for certification to chosen voluntary international and national consensus standards for a variety of organizations and associations, as well as presenting professional development education webinars and continuing legal education programs.


Murtada Ibrahim M.Sc IT, AMBCI,CISA,CDRE,COBIT,ITIL,PRINCE2

Location: Khartoum, Sudan
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Phone: +249912261449
BCI membership grade:AMBCI
Industry:Sugar
Geographic Availability: Sudan
Honorarium / Fee: No
Expense Reimbursement required?:No
Area(s) of Expertise?:

    • Risk Management & Risk Analysis
    • Business Continuity Management
    • Business Impact Analysis
    • BCM awareness
    • Disaster Recovery
    • IT Audit
    • Project Management

Luci Isaacson

Location: Truro, UK
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Phone: 01872 241239
BCI membership grade:None
Industry:Climate change
Geographic Availability: Cornwall and Devon. Rest of UK on Saturdays / Sundays
Honorarium / Fee: £250-£500
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation
      • Flood Management
      • Carbon Reduction
      • Activating and enthusing the public

Gareth Jones MSc, MBCI, FICPM, MCMI, MEPS

Location: Rutland, UK
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Phone: 0044(0)7880313618
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:All sectors
Geographic Availability: UK, Europe - international depending on business model of event
Honorarium / Fee: Market rates or no fee depending on event business model
Expense Reimbursement required?: Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • Corporate crisis and management
      • Crisis and incident management
      • Business continuity
      • Exercises and exercise programmes
      • Case studies of major crises

Presentation Title(s): Bespoke for events, Crisis management - mind the capability gap, BCM - for high value assets, BCM and crisis management exercises, BCM strategies for wide area events


Betty Kildow - Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (FBCI), DRII Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), BCI Approved Instructor; ISO 22301-Master, ISO 22301-Lead Implementer, ISO 22301-Lead Auditor, ISO 28000-Lead Implementer, PECB Certified Trainer

Location: Lebanon,IN, USA
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Phone: 765-483-9365
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Consulting-wide variety of industries and businesses including luxury goods companies, professional associations, utilities, publishing, high-tech, manufacturers, government agencies
Geographic Availability: All locations
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • All areas of business continuity
      • Disaster recovery
      • Emergency management planning
      • Supply chain continuity

Presentation Title(s): Partial list - presentations are developed and tailored for the client. Business Continuity in the Supply Chain: Lessons Learned from Japan; Business Continuity: We’ve Identified the Risks. Now What?; Meeting the Challenge of Supply Chain Continuity in a Risky World; Business Impact Analysis: Laying The Foundation for Successful Business Continuity Planning; Avoiding Risky Afterthoughts: Integrating Supply Risk Management and Business Continuity Management; Supply Chain Management and Business Continuity Management: We’re All in This Together; Managing Supply Chain Risk for a More Resilient Organization; Resilience…Taking Continuity to the Next Level.


Paul Kirvan, FBCI, CISA, 27 years experience in BCM

Location: Atlantic Highlands,New Jersey, United States
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Phone: 1-908-902-2586
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry: BCM Consultant / IT auditor
Geographic Availability: Worldwide
Honorarium / Fee: Yes
Expense Reimbursement required?: Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • All areas of business continuity and disaster recovery

Presentation Title(s): Best Practices in DR Planning and Testing, Key Metrics for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, Preparing an Incident Response Plan, How to Prepare and Conduct a Risk Assessment How to Develop BC/DR Policies, Supplier BC Plans and Why They are Essential to Your Supply Chain, How to Effectively Use Social Networking Befor and During Disasters


Paul Kudray MSc FICPEM MEPS CBCI AMBCI

Location: Sychdyn, UK
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Phone: +44 7918 183925
BCI membership grade:AMBCI
Industry:Business Resilience, Business Continuity and Emergency Management
Geographic Availability: Worldwide
Honorarium / Fee: Not necessary
Expense Reimbursement required?: Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • Business resilience - practitioner, trainer, coach
      • Ex-emergency services commander
      • Emergency and business continuity management
      • Healthcare
      • International resilience
      • Best practice
      • Leadership

Presentation Title(s): I vary them depending on the audience and the event - I either tailor something or can run a Q&A session


Frank Leonetti FBCI, CBCP

Location: USA
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Phone: 1.609.267.9245
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:All verticals within business operational and resiliency
Geographic Availability: North America
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • All areas of business continuity / DR planning
      • BCaaS (Business continuity as a service)
      • Business process overview
      • Healthcare and financial service optimisation
      • Emergency management and communication plans
      • HIPAA/HITECH, Healthcare landscape compliance
      • Business strategic planning
      • Supply chain continuity
      • Merger and acquisition planning and analysis

Presentation Title(s): ):Structure of Business Operational Resiliency, Business Continuity as a Service (Pros/Cons), Does RTO + RPO = RTA?, Building a business case to formally budget BC/DR spend, Compliance and Regulatory Factors and their effect on your planning, The "New" Supply Chain Program Management


Kathleen Lucey, Experienced public speaker and BCI trainer

Location: Astoria, NY, United States
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Phone: 5163846437
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry: BC/DR
Geographic Availability: US, Canada, Mexico
Honorarium / Fee: Depends
Expense Reimbursement required?: Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • BC/DR Program Design and Management
      • Planning to Recover from Black Swans

Presentation Title(s): Lots


Brian Mackay FBCI, CBCP, CHS-III, EMT

Location: Pennsylvania, USA
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Phone: 610-209-3479
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Healthcare, Emergency medical services, Information technology
Geographic Availability: US and international. Current visa for India
Honorarium / Fee: None
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • Emergency operations centers (EOC)
      • Weighted risk assessments (physical plant / site security / info security)
      • BCM methodology
      • Practical work area recovery
      • Homeland security / response to terrorism / bomb threat assessment
      • Exercise and testing
      • Strategies
      • Incident response
      • Emergency medical services
      • Incident command
      • CERT

Presentation Title(s): ):Bomb Threat Assessment, Tactical BCP Planning, BCP Meta Leadership, BCP Public – Private Partnerships, BCP and Social Media, BCP Methodology, BCP Crisis Management and Response, BCP Program Development and Review, Effective EOC Operations, Emergency Response Planning and Testing, Off Shore BCP Overview and Planning, Inclement Weather Planning and Activation, Intro to Mobilization Planning and Execution, Lone Wolf Terrorism Prevention and Response, Performing a True BIA, Environmental Risk Assessment and Analysis, Physical Security Risk Assessment and Analysis, Business Continuity Dashboard Reporting


Charlie Maclean-Bristol FBCI, FEPS, CPP

Location: Scotland, UK
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Phone: +44 1505 22 88 98
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Business continuity and crisis management
Geographic Availability: Scotland and worldwide
Honorarium / Fee: By negotiation
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

      • Business continuity full lifecycle
      • ISO22301
      • Crisis management including BS11200
      • Crisis communications and social media
      • Exercises
      • Academic research into business continuity and crisis management
      • Incident management and response
      • Supply chain continuity management

Presentation Title(s): ):Simplify your BIA, Writing a brilliant strategic plan, Reducing risk in your supply chain, Low cost, low impact exercises, Supply chain risk mapping, "Are you one step from disaster?", BC for SMEs


Andrew MacLeod BA MBCI

Location: London, UK
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Phone: 02073539498
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Business continuity and resilience
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee: None
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

        Planning, training, exercising & auditing in:
      • Business Continuity
      • Resilience
      • Risk Management
      • Crisis Management

Presentation Title(s): ):Any of the above topics. What are the main limits and challenges of effective business continuity. Securing Business: Mitigating the Black Swans. Business Continuity: Tools to safeguard your organisation in a crisis.


Wolfgang Mahr MBCI, PhD, MSc, BBA, CISA

Location: Switzerland
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Phone: +41 52 317 07 77
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Business Continuity Management Consulting & Training
Geographic Availability: Europe, MENA, South East Asia, South Africa, APAC
Honorarium / Fee: By negotiation
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

        Dr. Wolfgang Mahr has over 20 years of experience in consulting and project management in the ICT environment and during the 15 years has specialized in the field of Business Continuity Management.

 

    He is experienced in IT governance, information security, business management, marketing, account and product management, in professional education as an author of educational content and international speaker. He holds a PhD degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), has earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from GSBA Zurich, is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and is a long-time member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI). He is a certified BCI and PECB trainer.

 

          He further has extensive experience in the international environment, and in organizational, process and technology consulting. He worked for companies of various sizes. His capabilities include the analysis of complex business and technical situations, processes and systems and solution design. He is fluent in German, English and French.

 

        Professional publications, a blog, and lectures at international conferences support the exchange of ideas and further development of current BCM issues. He participates in global standards bodies (ISO TC 292, CEN TC 391) and is a past President of BCMnet.CH – The BCI Swiss Chapter (2011 to 2014). He received a BCI Achievement Award in 2014.

 

Presentation Title(s): ):Introduction into BCM, BCM for SMEs, The importance of the BIA, BCM as a challenge and chance, Presentations introducing/explaining the ISO 22301 and ISO 22313 standards, Tone from the top - the responsibility of the top management, BCM and international standards, Implementing BCM in a global travel service provider, Presentations highlighting the interrelations between information security, IT service continuuuity and BCM, subjects fitting specific purposes of the event


Tim Marjason MBCI MEPS CEM ISO22301 TE

Location: Dubai
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Phone: +971555189599
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Business Continuity & Crisis managemen trainer, Consultant and facilitatorGeographic Availability: Worldwide
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiation - case by case basis
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

        • Business continuity management
        • Crisis management
        • Exercise simulation
        • Organisational resilience
        • Emergency preparedness
        • UAE NCEMA 7001 BCM Standard
        • ISO22301:2012 PECB certified trainer
        • Law enforcement
        • Conference chair
        • Panel Chair

 

              Multiple topics in areas of expertise. All presentations are available on a bespoke basis too

 

              Professional publications, a blog, and lectures at international conferences support the exchange of ideas and further development of current BCM issues. He participates in global standards bodies (ISO TC 292, CEN TC 391) and is a past President of BCMnet.CH – The BCI Swiss Chapter (2011 to 2014). He received a BCI Achievement Award in 2014.

 

Presentation Title(s): ):Introduction into BCM, BCM for SMEs, The importance of the BIA, BCM as a challenge and chance, Presentations introducing/explaining the ISO 22301 and ISO 22313 standards, Tone from the top - the responsibility of the top management, BCM and international standards, Implementing BCM in a global travel service provider, Presentations highlighting the interrelations between information security, IT service continuuuity and BCM, subjects fitting specific purposes of the event


James McAlister MA, DipBCM, DipEd, FBCI, FICPEM

Location: Liverpool, UK
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Phone: +44(0)7003496113
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Organisational resilience - all sectors
Geographic Availability: UK, Europe and Internationally
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

            • Organisational resilience
            • Business continuity management
            • Crisis management
            • Civil protection / emergency management
            • Education and training
            • Test and exercising
            • Audit
            • Structured debriefing

Presentation Title(s): Bespoke presentations undertaken on any area of organisational resilience - previous presentations include:- Introduction to BCM, The BCM Lifecycle, Running Effective Exercises, Incident Debriefing, Global Humanitarian Missions - The Security Issues, The Disruption Management Model, Contingency Premises Solutions, Incident Management - The Golden Hour, Emergency Response & Recovery, Severe Weather, Business Benefits of BCM, Dealing with the Media in a Crisis, Increasing Organisational Resilience, BC in the Aftermath of a Terrorist Incident, The Challenges of Evaluating Resilience in the Public Sector, Cyber Security, The Financial Crisis and its BC Impact on People Disruption, Keep Calm & Carry On - BCM for Small Businesses.


Nader Mehravari PhD, MBCP, MBCI

Location: New York, USA
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Phone: 1-697-379-9556
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Telecommunications, Aerospace, Defence, Consultancy, Academic
Geographic Availability: Worldwide
Honorarium / Fee: Not necessary
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

            • Business Continuity
            • IT Disaster recovery
            • Resilience management
            • Risk management
            • Operational resilience
            • Cyber resilience
            • Organisational assessment

Presentation Title(s): ):Information Resilience – A Business Imperative in Today’s Information Economy, ABCs of Operational Resilience, Principles and Practice of Operational Resilience, Cybersecurity is a Business Continuity Issues; Are you ready?, Cybersecurity Update, Cybersecurity for Business Continuity Community, Introduction to Resilience Management Model, The Ways in Which Hurricane Sandy Surprised Us, To to Be Better Consumer of Security Maturity Models, Evaluating and Improving Cybersecurity Capabilities of the Energy Critical Infrastructure, Identifying Security Gaps in International Transportation Critical Infrastructure in Preparation for Improved Response, Recovery, and Resilience


Saul Midler FBCI B App Sci (Comp)

Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Phone: +61412 55 77 98
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:
Geographic Availability: Primarily Australia, New Zealand, SE Asia. Happy to consider other locations
Honorarium / Fee: Only if session is >2 hours
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

            • All aspects of BCM especially BIA and exercising
            • International Standards

Presentation Title(s): )The following is a subset of the presentations I have delivered and is aimed to highlight that I can deliver a wide range of interesting and sometime controversial topics - A practical approach to BCM in Health, Are your plans not worth the paper they're written on? BCM Critical Success Factors, BCM in Australia, BCM is Bigger than Backups, BCM: A Business Driven Process, BIA: The foundation for BC, Business Impact of IT Failure, Cloud and Disaster Recovery, Communicating to Top Management, Critical Time Analysis, Dynamic decision making, Elastic Plans, ER, RM and BCM: Three philosophies, 3 methodologies, 1 problem, Hidden downside of low cost storage for BC capability, Influenza Pandemic: Differentiating HR Policy from Business Recovery, Intro to ISO22301 and ISO22313, Know your boundaries, Linking Risk Management and Business Continuity Management, Organisational Resilience, Pandemic Planning, Right-sizing your BCM capability, Round Table discussion – AS/NZS5050 BC Standard and where it went wrong, Scenario Based Planning Vs Resource loss based planning, The 9 deadly Sins of BCM, Which piece of the OR Puzzle are you? Why Backups are not a Business Continuity Plan.


Helen Molyneux BSc (Hons), MSc, MBCI, SIRM

Location: Whitehough, UK
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Phone: 08000351231
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Business continuity and crisis management consultant
Geographic Availability: UK
Honorarium / Fee: Nil
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes - dependent on location
Area(s) of Expertise?:

            • All areas of the business continuity cycle
            • Business impact analysis
            • Planning
            • Training and exercising
            • Incident management
            • Risk communication

Presentation Title(s): Never re present the same presentation. Each one prepared and targeted for the event


Laura Mosley MBCI MBCP CBCLA SCRA

Location: Florida, USA
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BCI membership grade:MBCI
Geographic Availability: Prefer US/Canada but open to other locations as relevant and based on availability
Honorarium / Fee: Nil
Expense Reimbursement required?:Nil
Area(s) of Expertise?:Business Continuity Program Development and Management, Risk Assessment, Supply Chain Considerations, Maturity, BCM sponsorship, buy-in and political considerations. Event planning, management and evaluation. ICOR, ISSA, and RIMS member.

            • Business Continuity Outside the Box
            • Business Continuity and Cyber Sleuth
            • Developed to match requirements etc.

Gary Ng MBCI, GIFireE, BAppSc, Dip (Building)

Location: Singapore
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Phone: +6597528654
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Consultancy
Geographic Availability: Asia
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable, subject to requested topic
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Tests and exercise planning and management
              • Facilities risk assessment
              • Emergency preparedness (civilian stakeholders)
              • Fire safety management
              • Business continuity for SMEs

Presentation Title(s): ):Titles shall be generated on demand based on target audience. Former topics include: Fire engineering as a loss control measure and its effect on business continuity; EOC management for CERT and BCP operations; and, Business continuity for government agencies


Stephen Nuttall MBCI

Location: Preston, UK
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Phone: +447790490999
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:ICT suppliers / operators, Government, Health
Geographic Availability: UK, Europe, other regions by negotiation and availability
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable depending on event type
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • ICT outsourcing
              • Supply chain management
              • Supplier integration
              • ITSCM
              • Business continuity across large and diverse organisations

Presentation Title(s): Lessons Learned: Supply Chain Strategies, How to lose money and kill your business - (Some thoughts on implementing and running BCM programs and what to avoid!), Business Continuity For Critical Infrastructure, ITSCM: An Overview, Stephen's Top Ten Tips for managing BC, Why YOU Need Business Continuity, The More Things Change.... (The need for keeping BC programmes up to date), ICT Continuity & ITSCM" (Interactive workshop)


William Ogilvie - speaker at numberous conferences and seminars with over 22 years experience in the industry

Location: Malaga, Spain
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Phone: 07789694204
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Finance, Oil & gas, Utilities, Retail, Manufacturing, Government
Geographic Availability: Worldwide
Honorarium / Fee: No
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Business impact analysis
              • Risk analysis
              • BC planning
              • Crisis management
              • Training

Presentation Title(s): As above


Kenneth Otis MBCI, CBCP

Location: Massachusetts, USA
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Phone: 774-300-7893
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:General Practice (Manufacturing, Insurance, Technology)
Geographic Availability: US and select countries
Honorarium / Fee: Varies
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Development of an enterprise BCM Program
              • Emergency Response Planning
              • Crisis Management Planning & Exercising
              • Business Continuity Development and Testing
              • BIA and Risk Assessment

Presentation Title(s): Building an Enterprise BCM Program, Maturing Your BCM Programs, Enterprise Crisis Management Approach, 6 Step BCP Development Lifecycle


Emanuel Payton MBCI, CBCP, Ms (infosec), CISSR

Location: Washington DC, USA
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Phone: 202-423-4902
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Government, finance, healthcare, non profits
Geographic Availability: Metropolitan Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Pa. and will consider East Coast USA on a case by case basis
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Executive engagement
              • Strategic approaches to business continuity
              • Exercising and validation
              • Cyber threat and BC
              • Integrated crisis management framework
              • Business continuity
              • Damage assessment
              • Business impact analysis
              • Crisis communications
              • Emergency notification system
              • Personal continuity plans
              • Risk assessment

Presentation Title(s): ):Using the Association of Continuity Planning and best practices to offer presentations and Q&A for lively discussion for the customer that relate to the topics listed above. (Many more)


Rolf von Roessing HonProf, FBCI, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CISSP

Location: Berg, Switzerland
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Phone: +491726712322
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Consultancy
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee: Variable - subject to negotiation
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Business Continuity Management
              • Business / Organisational Resilience
              • Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC)
              • Information Security and Cybersecurity

Presentation Title(s): ):various, see typical titles available on the open web


Ian Ross FBCI, MBCS, CISA, CITP, Certified ISO22301 LA

Location: Oxfordshire, UK
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Phone: 07867 804551
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Financial services, Manufacturing, IT
Geographic Availability: South East, further if travel paid
Honorarium / Fee: No
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • CM & CM technology
              • ITSCM
              • BC
              • WAR

Presentation Title(s): Any of the above topics


James Royds (Hon) FBCI

Location: Northumberland, UK
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Phone: 07768661336
BCI membership grade:(Hon) FBCI
Industry:All
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee: Case by case negotiation
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Risk, crisis, business continuity management and the integration of them

Presentation Title(s): Various


Clifford Seow MBCI

Location: Singapore
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Phone: +6596397052
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Consulting, Insurance
Geographic Availability: Asia
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Integrated crisis management framework
              • Business continuity
              • Damage assessment
              • Equipment availability analytics
              • Business impact analysis
              • Crisis communications
              • Emergency notification system
              • Exercising and testing
              • Colleague awareness

Presentation Title(s): Senior executive primer, Business continuity management, Foundation programme in BIA, Crisis simulation exercises


Ken Simpson FBCI, Certified organisational resilience professional, MBA

Location: Merimbula, NSW, Australia
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Phone: +61411491156
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Consulting
Geographic Availability: Primarily in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Available to travel anywhere, often travelling on other business and available in South Africa, USA and UK.
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Executive engagement
              • Strategic approaches to business continuity
              • Exercising and validation
              • Cyber threat and BC

Presentation Title(s): Putting Management into BCM Embedding culture into BCM, Relearning your ABC - application of Agile practice to BC, Programme, Portfolio and Project Management for BC, Continuity, Complexity and Co-evolution. See list of publications that can be used as topics here - http://blog.vrg.net.au/publications-and-presentations/


Daman Sood FBCS, AFBCI, SMIEEE, MAIMA, ISO 22301 LA & Expert

Location: Delhi, India
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Phone: 00919958091880
BCI membership grade:AFBCI
Industry:Services
Geographic Availability: All
Honorarium / Fee: Case to case basis
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              BCM, Crisis Management, Business Excellence, Risk Management.



              As BCI’s Merit Award (Global) Winner 2012, Business Continuity Manager of the Year in BCI’s C&R Awards India 2009, Finalist in Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards 2014, and with over 30 years’ experience in the Industry, I am currently the COO and Head – Sustainability Practice at Continuity and Resilience. I have earlier worked with Steria as Head Business Continuity Management (UK, India) & Head Green Activities (India). Initially I worked with TCS for over 20 years in various roles and positions. I have rich experience in Environmental Sustainability, Business Continuity Management, Business Excellence and Consulting (BCM, Green IT, Quality/ Process/ Malcolm Baldrige). I am a Technical Expert & Lead Auditor for ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System). I am also an Energy Management Expert (ISO 50001). I am accredited Tutor for BCS “Foundation Certificate in Green IT” course.



              I hold an excellent global experience of being a practitioner, a trainer and a consultant.

 


Alonso Terrones, CBCP, CMMP

Location: Mexico City, Mexico
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Phone: 5215591874242
BCI membership grade:None
Industry:Professional services
Geographic Availability: Mexico, United States, Latin America
Honorarium / Fee:
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Culture of preparedness
              • Business psychology
              • Social marketing applied to business continuity
              • Table top exercises
              • Impactful messages in business continuity
              • Crisis communications

Presentation Title(s):


Alan Trup, MBCI

Location: Bushey, UK
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Phone: 0800 9993374
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Retail, Automotive, IT, Training, Care
Geographic Availability: UK
Honorarium / Fee: None
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Resolving a failed BC/DR Audit
              • Facilitating and Planning Exercises
              • IT Disaster Recovery
              • Writing BC Plans
              • Culture of preparedness

Presentation Title(s): Make those auditors go away happy, How to convince management of the need for BC, Busting all those false assumptions Linking ITDR and BC, BC implementation on a tight budget


Lynda Vongyer AFBCI, SIRM

Location: Nottingham, UK
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Phone: 07904179234
BCI membership grade:AFBCI
Industry:Financial Services, HEI, Public Sector Bodies, NHS & MOD
Geographic Availability: Uk and Europe
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • BCM Initiation
              • BCM Programme Design and Implementation
              • Developing Awareness & Training Programmes, Designing and Delivering Exercising Plans
              • Change Management and Cultural Considerations
              • Aligning Organisational Resilience Activities
              • Achieving Conformance / Certification to ISO22301

Presentation Title(s): Exercising on a shoestring, Understanding personal emergency evacuation plans, Certification in bite size chunks, Where do I begin?, What's in a BCM competency framework?, What's in a BCM performance framework?, Exercising BC plans, Integrating the supply chain into BC Planning, Meet the BC team


Dominic Webb MBCI, Regional Manager MEAA

Location: Dubai, UAE
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Phone: 00971559843132
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Oil and gas
Geographic Availability: Middle East, GCC and Africa
Honorarium / Fee: No
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Developing BCMs
              • Conducting BIA and RA
              • Writing BCP
              • Training and plan validation exercises

Presentation Title(s): Compilation of the raw data for the BCP, Exercise documentation (demonstration for approvals), Developing resilience prior to crisis


Nalin Wijetilleke MBA, MBCI, CISA, CGEIT, CBCP, PMP ISO 22301 Lead Auditor, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer -Multiple Award Winner and an International Speaker

Location: Auckland, New Zealand
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Phone: +6421659886
BCI membership grade:MBCI
Industry:Government, Private Sector, SMEs
Geographic Availability: New Zealand, Australia and entire Asia Pacific including Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia Also Middle East, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Honorarium / Fee: No
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Business Continuity Management Life cycle
              • mplementing ISO standards
              • Business Impact Analysis
              • >Risk Assessment
              • Exercising and Testing
              • Governance
              • BCM Audits including Pre-certification (ISO 22301) audits
              • Supply Chain Resilience
              • Building Business and Project Resilience
              • Building BCM culture in organisations

Presentation Title(s): Making exercising and testing a fun activity but effective, Overcoming the risk of Business Disruptions - what organisations should do?, Risk Management and BCM - an ideal marriage, Business Impact Analysis Simplified, Continuity and Resilience in a changing climate, A smarter approach to implementing ISO standards, Cost effective Business Continuity for SMEs, Building Business and Project Resilience - Good Practices


Phil Wood MBE, MSc, AMBCI. Thought leader and academic commentator on organisational resilience.

Location: High Wycombe, UK
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Phone: 07879 813950
BCI membership grade:AMBCI
Industry:Academic / education
Geographic Availability: Global
Honorarium / Fee: Not necessary unless consultancy roles
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Integrated organisational resilience
              • Security and emergency response management
              • Risk and impact analysis
              • Business continuity education
              • I am a published author: my 2012 book Resilient Thinking, has been well-received and I write in journals and magazines and am a regular conference speaker and consultant. I also have deep expertise in security management and its relationship to organisational resilience.I designed and authored the BCI Diploma and BCI Online training programmes and my University's MSc Organisational Resilience.

Presentation Title(s): The Business of Resilience, Don’t Forget Business Continuity, Is Security Ready for Emerging Risks?,The Future of Resilience, Many other presentations and seminars on BC and resilience.


Brian Zawada, FBCI, MBCP

Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Phone: 3303218650
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Consulting (supported most industries)
Geographic Availability: North America, Europe, Asia (in person or webinar)
Honorarium / Fee: None
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • ISO22301
              • Business continuity management systems
              • Business impact analysis

Presentation Title(s): I have presented on all topics related to crisis management, business continuity and IT disaster recovery, with special emphasis on program design, planning process optimization and continual improvement.


John Zeppos FBCI

Location: Europe
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Phone: +306979666844
BCI membership grade:FBCI
Industry:Organisational resilience - all sectors
Geographic Availability: Europe
Honorarium / Fee: Negotiable
Expense Reimbursement required?:Yes
Area(s) of Expertise?:

              • Business continuity management
              • ISO22301 certification
              • Awareness / communication
              • Organisational resilience
              • Civil protectiona and emergency management
              • Training, testing and exercising
              • Supply chain resilience
              • Multinational and multicultural BCM
              • Top management and employee buy-in
              • Risk and crisis

Presentation Title(s): ):Bespoke presentations undertaken on any area of organisational resilience covering any sector, such as Continuing operations in a modern & efficient manner, Disaster & Crisis Management Principles - truth & myths, Committing to BCM : Trick or Treat?, Certification & Transition to ISO22301,Connecting the dots,Excellence as a habit,From A to BC