Martin Fenlon MBA BA (Hons) Dip BCM MBCI

Martin is Head of Business Continuity at the EPC. He is a BC advisor to the Houses of Parliament where, until 2016, he was Parliament’s Business Resilience Manager where he was responsible for aligning its BCM programme to the industry standard for Business Continuity Management, ISO 22301. Before taking on that role he was Assistant Director at the Cabinet Office. He achieved ISO 22301 Certification for both the EPC and Parliament. He delivers BCM training and consultancy in the Middle East and regularly teaches the BCI’s Certificate of Business Continuity Management qualification.

Martin is the lead auditor for EPC's Independent Assurance Review (IAR) award. The IAR is awarded to organisations who demonstrate they have aligned their business continuity management system to ISO22301:2012. Clients include organisations from both the public and private sectors.

Previous clients include the global insurance group Aviva as well as a number of Government Departments including No. 10 Downing Street.

Martin holds a Social Work qualification, an MBA, and is also the Lead Auditor for the Business Continuity Institute. He has been involved in Business Continuity since 2004 and was made a Member of the Business Continuity Institute in 2007. He is a Lead Auditor in Business Continuity Management.

Martin spent his early career in banking before changing career paths to work as a Senior Probation Officer and then Course Director in the UK’s Home Office Crime Reduction College.

Martin is an Approved Trainer by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and regularly speaks at the BCI World Conferences.

"Clearly very knowledgeable. Martin did an excellent job of relating information to all the delegates from different organisations."

Mark Evans Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service

"Martin was excellent with just the right amount of humour. Very knowledgeable about the subject with some real world examples included for context."

James Trotman West Sussex County Council

"Extremely knowledgeable trainer who brought the subject to life through discussion and experiences."

Alex Carson British Transport Police