BC Training Ltd

  • Lytham St Annes, United Kingdom

Founded in 2008, BC Training is a leading UK-based business continuity training organisation with a mission to provide an exceptional and valuable training experience. We are a Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Licensed Training Partner. BC Training offers a wide range of courses to suit every level, from introductory training for newcomers to business continuity, through to the industry standard CBCI Certification Course, and advanced courses for experienced practitioners. We deliver public live online training courses and classroom training courses throughout the UK, Ireland, and mainland Europe. We also provide private training and consultancy services across the globe.

01253 542650

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Meet the instructors
  • Uxía Fernández González

    Deputy Director Ozona Consulting and ISO/TS 22317 Project Leader

    * Expert Business Continuity Consultant with experience in implementing Management Systems based on ISO 22301 

    * ISO/TS 22317 Project Leader (ISO/TS 22317: Guidelines for business impact analysis (BIA))

    * Member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI)

    * HoD of Portugal in ISO/TC 292 WG2 Continuity and organizational resilience

    * ISO 22301 Master, Lead Auditor & Lead Implementer

    * ITIL Expert

    * ISO 20000 Lead Auditor

  • Raouf Riahi

    Operational Risk Manager, Business Continuity Consultant

    Raouf Riahi is currently the Operational risk manager and business continuity consultant at a USAID funded project implemented in Tunisia. During his career in the navy special forces he gained an extensive experience in security risk management,  crisis management, emeregncy management and high value asset protection.  He has a remarquable leadership style and excellent skills in strategic foersight . Known as the "problem solver", he has innovative solutions to the diffrent types of  problems that can disrupt a business. The experience with the Business Continuity Institute gave him a new vision and knowledge to better serve the clients and to promote the culture of resilence. He serves as a business contintuity consultant with volunteer actions in schools and universities and working with different industrials to build a national model of business continuuity adapted to the culture of the region. He is willing to establish the North Africa Business Continuity Chapter and he is confident that this dream will be a reality very soon.

  • James Royds


    Resilience Adviser and Trainer Approved Instructor – the Business Continuity Institute An international, influential and experienced risk, emergency response, crisis management & business continuity adviser who has specialized in critical infrastructure (e.g. oil and gas, petrochemicals, energy, utilities etc.), together with manufacturing, finance, insurance, government and many other sectors since 1996. Chairman of BCI 2010-2012. Honorary Fellow of the BCI, Fellow of the CMI, Specialist of the IRM and a Member of BSI. Lead Auditor for ISO 22301:2012; a contributor to AE/SCNS/NCEMA 7001:2015 and an Approved Instructor for the BCI. James is a highly experienced CBCI Instructor. He has delivered the course approximately 40 times since 2010: in Asia, the GCC and UK. He achieves extremely positive exam results for, and feedback from, his students. He was the first person in the world to deliver the new 2018 version of the GPG. He has taken the CBCI exam twice achieving a Merit on both occasions.

  • Andrew Mason


    Andy is founder and Director of Logical Resilience Limited, previously an award winning Head of Business Continuity with extensive experience in providing business continuity, resilience and incident management in the Professional Services and Retail industries. He has a proven track record of driving best practice and transforming operations to achieve the highest levels of certification. He has significant expertise in building strong stakeholder relationships engaging at all levels across global organisations, and is pragmatic in approach to deliver both improved performance and value for money. For more information, please visit: https://www.logicalresilience.co.uk/ or view the LinkedIn profile below.

  • Marie-Pier Desharnais

    Business Continuity Management

  • James McAlister


    James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM is a former police officer with almost 40 years’ experience in Business Continuity (BC), Crisis, Major Incident & Disaster Management, Civil Protection, Emergency Planning, Security, Firearms, Public Order, Training and Exercising. He has advised, planned and led many operations and exercises throughout the UK and internationally including political party conferences, major sporting events, royal / ministerial visits, counter terrorism operations, public order events and environmental / man-made disasters. In 2005, James was chosen by the UK Government to become a member of the European Union Civil Protection Team and since then has deployed on missions ranging from the Sichuan Earthquake – China 2008 to Super Typhoon Haiyan - Philippines 2013. He has a Master’s Degree and Diploma’s in Business Continuity Management & Education; is a qualified higher education teacher, assessor, coach and a BCI Approved Instructor. James is  a former Chair of the Business Continuity Institute,  Chair of the Global Membership Council, North West Region Forum and subject matter expert to the UK Association of Chief Police Officers. He is a Business Continuity ISO 22301 Lead Auditor and a former member of the British Standards Institute’s Societal Security Resilience Group. James is a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute and Institute for Civil Protection & Emergency Management Since forming his consultancy ‘Crisis Prepared Limited’, he has worked with many global high profile clients across sectors including retail, manufacturing, banking, healthcare, medicine, insurance, utilities and food products. James has won 13 prestigious industry awards recognising his expertise in the areas of Crisis, Major Incident and Business Continuity Management. Specialties: Crisis, Major Incident & Business Continuity Management / Civil Protection / Resilience - Planning, Training, Test / Exercising and Audit - All Sectors

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