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Emergency Planning College

  • York, United Kingdom

As the Government’s trusted provider of training, exercising and advisory services in all resilience disciplines, we also support 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, our subject matter experts hold membership and fellowship of the Business Continuity Institute (MCBI & FBCI) and ISO 22301 Lead Auditors. By following good practice guidelines we help ensure that even large and complex organisations, as well as aross multi-agency partnerships, develop a consistent and coherent approach to organisational resilience. You can come to us, or we can come to you. The choice is yours!

01347 821406

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Meet the instructors
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    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.

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