By education a Chemical Engineer and an MBA, I have over 20 years BCM experience and 32 years overall. I have worked with Citibank, Standard Chartered, Agilent and American Express, where I was the Program Sponsor and BCM Head. I have been a BCI-approved instructor for over 10 years, and I teach and consult across the full Business Continuity lifecycle. I was Asia’s first BSI appointed Technical Expert for BS25999/ ISO 22301, and assessed 2 of the top 10 certified organizations globally. My expertise spans not just BCM (ISO 22301/NCEMA 7000) but also related domains (Risk Management, Crisis Management, Cyber Security, Information Security etc), and also Quality. I have been invited to present at the BCI Annual conference in the UK, DRI US, BCMI Singapore, itSMF UK, DRI Asia in Malaysia, ISACA UAE, KSA and India, and also various Middle East Crisis, BCM and IT Resilience Summits in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, KSA and India. I have authored the “Step by Step guide to the AE/SCNS/NCEMA 7000:2015. Implement BCM the UAE Way!”, and am a Contributing Author to “The Encyclopaedia of Business Continuity”, 3rd Edition, published by John Wiley and Sons.