Cerebral Palsy Sport’s Deputy Chairman Bill Crichton was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Business Continuity Awards 2016 last night in London.
The awards recognises and celebrates achievements in business continuity, security and resilience and are organised by CIR Magazine (Continuity, Insurance and Risk Magazine)
With 23 years of experience in Business Continuity and Resilience, preceded by 18 years in Information Technology, Bill is a long-standing Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and has served 14 years as a Director of the BCI. He is the current Chair of the BCI’s 20/20 UK Think Tank and a regular judge for the BCI Awards, and represented the Institute at events in the UK, USA, Middle East and India. Over the past 12 years, he also received 4 Business Continuity Awards and been a finalist in 3 other categories.
Bill has worked for companies such as Zurich Financial Services, Comdisco (now SunGard), Belgacom (Belgian Telco), Synstar Recovery Services and Hewlett-Packard (EMEA Head of BC Consulting) providing consulting across many industry sectors including; Government, Financial Services, Utilities, Pharmaceuticals, Legal and Telco.
Since 2012, as a Director of his own BC Consulting Company, Bill has delivered consulting to Direct Line Group, Xchanging, Lloyd’s Corporation, Coventry Building Society and others. He is an internationally recognised Continuity expert with experience of working in UK, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland, Lithuania, Sweden, Denmark, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and South Africa. He has also spoken at, or chaired conferences and seminars, in UK, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Middle East and India.
Bill joined the Board of Cerebral Palsy Sport in January 2016.
Picture shows Bill receiving his award from comedian Ed Byrne.