Ken Simpson FBCI
Ken Simpson has 30+ years experience as a manager and leader in a range of public and private sector organisations. During that time he has led internal Risk, DR and BCM teams and also played a senior role in recovery operations following a major incident (Jolimont Siege & Fire, Canberra, Australia).
He is a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute and holds a range of academic and professional qualification including a BA(Social Sciences), an MBA and Certified Organizational Resilience Professional by ICOR.
Ken has held a range of interesting role roles including CIO, CTO and as a Head Coach in the Women's National Basketball League (Australia).
He is currently an independent management consultant and an active blogger, author and speaker on the subjects of Business Continuity and resilience. He has been chosen to speak at a most of the major international BC conferences, has had articles been published in the major industry journals. Ken was awarded BC Paper of the year in 2013.
He is the chair of the Australasian 2020 Think Tank, led by the BCI.
This experience as practitioner, academic, coach and Executive provides unique insights into Business Continuity, ways to improve our practice in the future and create greater relevance to management.