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BCI Global Awards

The BCI Global Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of business continuity and resilience professionals and organizations worldwide, and pay tribute to some of the finest talent in the industry. Becoming a winner of a BCI Award gives international recognition for hard-earned achievements and is considered a great accolade within the BC profession.

The Awards constitute a key vehicle in raising the profile of the BC profession and the BC discipline. By putting the spotlight on the remarkable accomplishments and successes of BC professionals and organizations, the Awards serve to showcase the value of the profession and to demonstrate its critical importance to organizations of any size, in any sector, no matter where. They play a central role in highlighting the career opportunities within the profession and for sowing the seeds for future BC workforce generations, which is crucial to the sustainability of the profession.

All winners of the BCI Regional Awards are automatically entered into the BCI Global Awards. BCI Regional Awards are currently held in Asia, Australasia, Europe, India, North America, Africa and the Middle East.

Ceremony Date: 08 November 2017
Location: World Conference London
Entry opens: 19 July 2017
Entry closes: 13 September 2017

Industry Personality vote opens: 20 September 2017

2016 Global Awards

The 2016 BCI Global Awards were presented on the 8th November at a Gala Dinner at the Novotel London West Hotel, held to coincide with the BCI World Conference.

The winners were:

Continuity and Resilience Consultant
Paul Trebilcock FBCI, Director, JBT Global
Continuity and Resilience Professional Private Sector
Linda Laun AFBCI, Chief Continuity Architect, IBM
Continuity and Resilience Professional Public Sector
John Ball AFBCI, Business Continuity Coordinator, Surrey and Sussex Police
Continuity and Resilience Newcomer
Tamara Boon AMBCI, Business Continuity Manager, Adidas Group
Continuity and Resilience Team
Belfius Bank Belgium Business Continuity and Crisis Management Team
Continuity and Resilience Provider (Service/Product)
Fusion Risk Management Inc and the Fusion Framework BCM Software
Continuity and Resilience Innovation
Westpac Group Protective Services, Education and Awareness Team
Most Effective Recovery
VTB Capital Plc
Industry Personality
Brian Zawada FBCI, Director of Consulting Services at Avalution Consulting

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The 2016 BCI Global Awards Shortlist

Continuity and Resilience Consultant

  • Suzanne Bernier MBCI, President, SB Crisis Control – North America
  • Chong Chen Voon MBCI, Chief Operating Officer, GRC Consulting Services (GRCCS) – Asia
  • Tom Keegan FBCI, Enterprise Resilience Leader, Control Risks – Middle East
  • Tracey Linnell MBCI, Director, Tracey Linnell Consulting – Africa
  • Paul Trebilcock FBCI, Director, JBT Global – Australasia
  • Werner Verlinden FBCI, CEO, Musena Consulting – Europe
  • Srinivasan Seshadri MBCI, Practice Head, IT Director, Continuity and Resilience (CORE) India (Pvt) Ltd – India

Continuity and Resilience Professional (Private Sector)

  • Abdullah Alrebdi AMBCI, Business Continuity Senior Analyst, Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) – Middle East
  • Linda Laun AFBCI, Chief Continuity Architect, IBM – North America
  • Wai Leung Tang MBCI, Business Continuity and Safety Manager, Kai Shing Management Services Ltd – Asia
  • Wasim Malik AFBCI, DR and BCP Specialist, Bravura Solutions – Australasia
  • Neal Mullen MBCI, Global Business Continuity Manager, Arvato Financial Solutions – Europe
  • Billie-Jean Vertenten MBCI, Business Continuity Manager, Investec Bank – Africa
  • Ishwar Chandra Singh MBCI, Chief Business Continuity and Resilience professional, Ascent Resilience Solutions (Pvt) Ltd – India

Continuity and Resilience Professional (Public Sector)

  • Mahmoud Abu Farha MBCI, Head of Business Continuity Management, Palestine Monetary Authority – Middle East
  • John Ball AFBCI, Business Continuity Coordinator, Surrey and Sussex Police – Europe
  • Roger King MBCI, IT SCM Consultant, TasNetworks – Australasia
  • Justice Nepfumbada, Senior Manager, Business Continuity, Durban Municipality – Africa
  • Russ Parramore MBCI, Emergency Planning Officer, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue – Europe
  • Packirijamy Samynathan CBCI, Associated Director, BCM Manager, The Lee Kuan School of Public Policy – Asia
  • Ira Tannenbaum, Assistant Commissioner for public / Private Initiatives, New York City Office of Emergency Management – North America

Continuity and Resilience Newcomer

  • Tamara Boon AMBCI, Business Continuity Manager, Adidas Group – Europe
  • Tammie Horton AMBCI, Business Continuity Manager, Shared Services Centre – Australasia
  • Bradley Hove AMBCI, Consultant, Emergency Response Manager Consulting Ltd – North America
  • Pauline Kolset CBCI, Administration Manager, Risk Management, Jumeirah Group – Middle East
  • Nomfundo Mkhize CBCI, Associate, EY – Africa
  • Ira Tee, Business Continuity Officer, BPI Philam – Asia
  • Anand Tripunithura Rajagopalan, Chief Manager – Fire, Health, Safety & Business Continuity, Marks and Spencer India (Pvt) Ltd – India

Continuity and Resilience Team

  • Aon's Global Business Continuity and Technology Resilience Team - Asia
  • Aon's Global Business Continuity Management Team – North America
  • Belfius Bank Belgium Business Continuity and Crisis Management Team - Europe
  • ContinuitySA Tiger Team - Africa
  • NBN Business Continuity and Resilience Team – Australasia
  • Roads and Transport Authority Crisis Management Team – Middle East
  • Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company Ltd, BCMS Team – India

Continuity and Resilience Provider (Service/Product)

  • Avalias Avalanche TTX – Australasia
  • ContinuitySA End to End Resilience Services – Africa
  • Deloitte and Touche, Resiliency and Continuity Services (RCS) – Middle East
  • Fusion Risk Management Inc and the Fusion Framework BCM Software – North America
  • Minevera Veritas, Protect our Children – Asia
  • Sungard Availability Services, Education, Good Practice and Events Publications – Europe
  • EmReach Solutions – India

Continuity and Resilience Innovation

  • Estmrarya Academy 'Learn and be more Resilient' – Middle East
  • Fairchild Consulting, FairchildApp – North America
  • Regus Dynamic Workplace Recovery – Europe
  • Regus Dynamic Workplace Recovery – Asia
  • Safaricom BIA Portal - Assessment Overtime – Africa
  • Westpac Group protective Services, Education and Awareness Team – Australasia
  • Sungard Availability Services Recovery Execution System & Disaster Recovery – India

Most Effective Recovery

  • Aon Global Business Continuity Management Team – Americas – North America
  • Commercial International Bank – Egypt – Middle East
  • VTB Capital Plc – Europe
  • The Australian Taxation Office – Australasia
  • Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA) – Africa
  • BNP Paribas GSO, BCP Team – India

Industry Personality

  • Nashikta Authar AMBCI, Associate Director, KPMG – Africa
  • Fatima Azeem AMBCI, Executive Officer Business Continuity, National Emergency Crisis & Disaster Management Authority – Middle East
  • Chong Chen Voon MBCI, Chief Operating Officer, GRC Consulting Services (GRCCS) – Asia
  • David Tickner FBCI, Independent and Business Continuity Consultant and Strategist – Australasia
  • David Window MBCI, Director, Continuity Shop – Europe 
  • Brian Zawada FBCI, Director of Consulting Services at Avalution Consulting – North America
  • Ramachandran Vaidhyanathan FBCI, Director – Global Business Continuity Management & Client Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions – India

Please click here to view images from 2015’s Global Award ceremony.

The Categories

There are eight judged and one public vote category in this year's awards.

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The Judging Panel

View the esteemed panel of judges for your regional award.

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2016 winners

The BCI Global Awards were presented during November in London.

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