The Business Continuity Institute

  • Reading, United Kingdom

+44 (0)118 947 8215

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Meet the instructors
  • John Paul Breed


    Senior Crisis Leader (retired UK Police Superintendent) with over 30 years’ in the public, private and non-profit sector dealing with emergency, crisis and organizational resilience experience at strategic, tactical and operational levels including collaboration and mutual aid activations to support major incidents at a local, regional and national level.

    Key strengths include the development, implementation and validation of business continuity in line with ISO 22301, together with the development of integrated emergency management strategies for large high risk, low frequency operations.

    A proven track record of performance management whilst leading a large geographically dispersed work force, adept in change and budget management. Complemented by Masters’ level academia and professional qualifications in Business Continuity, Emergency Management and Security. 

    Most recently Head of Emergency Preparedness, Business Continuity and Resilience in the UK and formerly the Business Continuity Lead and Emergency Manager for the Ministry of Advanced Education and the British Columbia Ministry of Health, together with being a strategic advisor on crisis management in the UAE.

    A curriculum developer and course leader and university lecturer for Buckinghamshire New University delivering the certificate in Business Continuity (CBCI) and Diploma in Business Continuity (DBCI), together with being a Chartered Security Professional and Fellow of the Security Institute.

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