Global Membership Council

The Business Continuity Institute

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The role of the Global Membership Council (GMC) is to provide professional expertise to enable the implementation of the BCI Strategy as defined by the Board, including the development, growth and standing of the BCI Membership as a whole.  The GMC advises the Board on any membership issues and therefore plays a critical role within the Institute as the representative voice of the members.  

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Members of the current GMC include:

Chair Ian Clark FBCI
Vice Chair Paul Kirvan FBCI
Membership Director Bill Crichton FBCI
Membership Director Tim Janes Hon FBCI

Chapter Representation:

USA Paul Kirvan FBCI
Canada Des O’Callaghan FBCI
Australasia Tim Janes MBCI
Nordic Faruque Sayed MBCI
Switzerland Roberto Grosso Ciponte MBCI
Japan Izumi Maeda AMBCI
SADC Chene Maartens AMBCI

Non Chapter Representation:

Europe Elaine Tomlin MBCI
UK Ian Clark FBCI
Jim Burtles Hon FBCI
Central & South America Eduardo Di Monte MBCI
Africa Reginald Atta-Kesson MBCI
India R Vaidhyanathan MBCI
Middle East Ahmed Riad MBCI

Under 35s:

Stacy Gardner MBCI
Andrew Macleod MBCI
Adam Barrett MBCI