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    Pandemic Business Recovery Manager
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  • COVID-19
    Interim Post Incident Reviews or Mid Action Reviews during the current pandemic to integrate lessons before forgotten into plans moving forward
    Smoothing your business operations during COVID times, preparing for more outbreaks and waves as well as planning for post COVID future
    Global supply chain challenges
    Preparing and exercising your business for COVID+ i.e. COVID plus 'traditional' disruptions - floods, fires, cyber attacks and so on.
  • Disaster Services Government
    Connecting communities to Not for Profit organizations as well as governments at all levels - local; state/territory/province/regional and Federal/Commonwealth governments
    Collaboration is the way to prepare, plan and prevent disasters. Exercise and get ready to respond then plan and deliver recovery in consultation with impacted communities.
  • Exercises, Drills & Training
    Virtual, face to face and hybrid exercises from walk throughs, scenarios, simulations and real time for businesses
    During COVID exercising - preparing for COVID plus as other business disruptions have not gone away e.g. floods, fires, cyber attacks, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and more
  • Leadership, Communication & Motivational
    Crisis Communications
    COVID and its many demands on business leaders
    Preparing and leading through the current pandemic crisis
    Preparing for the next challenges post COVID e.g. climate change and more
  • Mental & Behavioral Health: Responders + Survivors
    Mental health for the post COVID 'tsunami'
    Self care, caring for your teams and don't forget the families
  • Phases: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery
    Australian approach to emergency management - prevention, preparedness, response and recovery (PPRR). The Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) is all about mitigation and 'building back better'.
  • Preparedness, Continuity, & Contingency Planning
    Business Continuity Management from planning, preparedness, response and resuming business as usual.
    Consulted with government, charities and private business.
  • Resilience
    Building business resilience
  • Workplace Safety
    Remote working is central to many businesses during and post COVID. Strategies for maximizing productivity, supporting employees, ensuring they are working in safe, secure and healthy locations - both physically and psychologically
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  • Summary
    I have worked in emergency management for more than 30 years. For the past 16 years, I have specialized in business continuity management, organizational resilience, business analysis and risk assessments with Australian based clients. For the past 18 months, I have been working on COVID-19 supply chain challenges, pandemic response and recovery for businesses globally including COVID+ exercises and testing, and interim post incident reviews/after action reviews.
  • Highlights
    I am an Associate of The Business Continuity Institute (AMBCI) by examination, continuing training and recognition of my experience. The BCI has over 8,000 members, operates in more than 130 countries and works with more than 3,000 organisations in private, public and not for profit sectors. I have also completed the Adaptive Business Continuity Fundamentals course (cABCF, March 2019, Orlando, Florida).
    I am currently a Member of the Australasian Institute of Emergency Services (MAIES). I am President of the AIES ACT and their National Vice-President and a Director on its Board. I am a Member of the International Strategic Risk Management (M.ISRM) and regular contributor to ISRM's COVID campfires, a weekly virtual event for global crisis managers.
    On 18 June 2019, I was honoured to be announced as the 14th of 20 Security Thought Leadership, IFSEC Global’s “Top Influencers in Fire and Security” announced at the Annual IFSEC Conference and Exhibition, 18-20 June 2019 London, England.
    On 31 July 2018, I received Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Australasian Industry Personality of Year Award to become a finalist in the Global Business Continuity Institute Awards.
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    • Panel
    • Trainer
    • Planning/Meeting Facilitation
    • Remote/Webinar/Live Video
    • Consulting
  • Cancellation Policy
    Flexible: Full refund up to 3 day prior to event, except fees (travel and service)
  • Price Range
    $600 To $1500
  • Experience
    30 Year(s)
    Events Last Year 0
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Event TitleEvent DateLocation
Facilitator, 3 hr workshop for Continuity and Resilience (CORE)March 24, 2021Virtual - Middle East
Guest Lecturer, Law School, University of St ThomasMarch 21, 2021Virtual - USA
Chair & presenter for Continuity and Resilience (CORE)March 17, 2021Virtual - Middle East - more than 5K attendees registered
Business Continuity Institute (BCI), NSW ForumFebruary 17, 2021Virtual - Sydney & Global
Resilient Futures Straight Talk in the COVID Economy seriesNovember 17, 2020Virtual - Victoria & Global
BCM Best of the Best, Continuity & ResilienceNovember 16, 2020Virtual - Middle East & Global
BCM – Revisiting a lost opportunity, Business Continuity Institute (BCI)October 26, 2020Virtual - London & Globally
Global Supply Chain Council (GSCC) Supply Chain Disaster Preparedness & Recovery Summit September 23, 2020Virtual - Shanghai & Globally
Lessons and opportunities in managing Covid-19 Pandemic – learnings from Australia, CORESeptember 19, 2020Virtual - Middle East & Global
International Day for Disaster ReductionOctober 13, 2021Pandemic and beyond - Virtual - Middle East, India & Global

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