David James-Brown FBCI Risk and Business Continuity Specialist David has a business management background that includes providing contingency and recovery planning, information audit, security and risk management services to a range of public and private sector organisations globally. These include financial institutions, airlines, logistics, health care providers, transport and ports, governments, utilities and telecommunications providers. David has held executive positions in corporate enterprise, with responsibility for Business Continuity and Operational Risk Management. He has been responsible for implementing end-to-end Business Continuity Management and leading operational risk projects and initiatives including pre-emptive analysis. As Global Head of Operational Risk, Business Continuity, Insurance and Compliance at a global Bank he was instrumental in event based planning including Year 2000, the Sydney Olympics and a large corporate merger. Prior to this he spent five years with a tier 1 consulting firm leading its Crisis Management, Business Continuity and Risk Management capability. David's tertiary qualifications include a Bachelor of Computing with Commerce and he is a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) of London. He is also past global Chairman of the BCI and past Vice President of the Business Continuity Institute in Australia. He is a sought after international speaker on Business Continuity and is an editor of the Journal of Business Continuity. David is a founding Director of JBTGlobal and is based in Brisbane Australia, he has country experience in Australia, PNG, SE Asia, South Pacific, US, New Zealand and the UK. He has led Business Continuity programs in many major corporations and government agencies.