Andy Tomkinson FBCI MInstLM Lead Auditor

Andy is a very experienced and skilled consultant, trainer, auditor and mentor.   He is passionate about providing added value, skills transfer and delivering high quality, sustainable and enduring resilience programmes.  He has achieved an enviable reputation in business continuity winning awards for his clients and helping develop the industry serving on thought leadership groups and committees.  He was co-author of BC for Dummies and the first Business Continuity Institute Good Practice Guide.  Andy is a highly regarded trainer and facilitator with an unrivalled success rate delivering the BCI Good Practice Guidelines course and exam.  Andy has supported and guided public and private sector organisations both nationally and internationally, enabling them to certify against international standards (ISO27001 and ISO22301). He has expertise in business continuity, crisis management, disaster recovery, emergency planning, risk and resilience.
 
Specialist skills include:
 
• Lead Auditor ISO22301
• Business Continuity
• Crisis Management
• Disaster Recovery
• Emergency Planning
• Risk and Resilience
• Management Systems
• Exercising Design and Delivery
 
Technical knowledge and experience:
 
• Specialist experience and knowledge within financial services, oil and gas, manufacturing, telecommunications, third sector and sporting events, national and international (over 50 countries).
• Extensive experience in the Middle East.
Extensive experience of corporate resilience within the UK Public Sector including DfE, Home Office, MoD, DWP, NHS, FCO and various local authorities and emergency services around the UK.