As the Government’s trusted provider of training, exercising, and advisory services in all resilience disciplines, the EPC also supports the development of UK national doctrine, guidance, and standards through the identification and promotion of good practice, collaboration, and continuous improvement. Not only did the EPC achieve Certification to the international standard for BCM (ISO 22301:2012) in 2016,  but their subject matter experts hold membership and fellowship of The BCI (MCBI & FBCI) and ISO 22301 Lead Auditors.

By following good practice guidelines the EPC helps ensure that even large and complex organizations, as well as across multi-agency partnerships, develop a consistent and coherent approach to organizational resilience. You can go to the EPC, or the EPC can come to you. The choice is yours!


The Hawkhills
YO61 3EG

Meet the Instructors

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    James Royds DMS, MBA, FBCI, FCMI

    Independent Consultant: risk, crisis and continuity management

    James is an international and experienced risk, crisis and continuity management consultant, with diplomas in Management Studies, Risk and Security Management, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He is a fellow of the BCI and Chartered Management Institute (CMI), with specialist membership of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). He is also a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD). James is motivated by the new and innovative and is a proven strategic and creative lateral thinker.

    He is comfortable advising or influencing individuals and organisations at all levels of responsibility about governance risk and compliance (GRC) across the continuity and resilience agenda. He is a regular conference speaker, chair and occasional writer (white papers, journal articles, thought leadership seminars and workshops on BCM).



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