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CIR Magazine’s annual Business Continuity Awards will be presented on the evening of 8th June 2017 at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, London.

The awards recognise business continuity, security, resilience and risk professionals whose innovative strategies and ‘industry savvy’ make them stand out above the rest.

The shortlist for the awards has now been published and is as follows:

Manager of the Year
James Clifford, Global Business Continuity & Crisis Manager, Group Corporate Security, Aviva
Richard Green, Crisis Manager, Barclays
Suneel Thakur, Senior Manager, BCM-RISK, Societe Generale

Lifetime Achievement
Judges' decision to be announced on the evening

Newcomer of the Year
Charlotte Chapman, Business Continuity Coordinator, ClearView Continuity
Timothy Dalby-Welsh, Senior Consultant, Needhams 1834
Will Orton, Consultant, Deloitte
Ashley Seed, Business Development Manager, Business Continuity Transport

Advisor of the Year
Petra Morrison, Marketing Manager, Daisy Group
Charlotte Thompson, Senior Manager, Regester Larkin

Public Service Manager of the Year
Carl Mayfield, Risk & Business Continuity Officer, Milton Keynes Council
Benjamin Morris, Resilience Officer, City of London Corporation

Team of the Year
Aon - Business & Technology Resilience Team
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Marks & Spencer

Specialist Company of the Year
Business Continuity Transport
CTI Global
Harwell Restoration
Instinctif Partners

Most Effective Recovery of the Year
Beauty Spot
Business Continuity Transport
IT Specialists (ITS) 
The London Metal Exchange

Strategy of the Year
Coca-Cola HBC
Marks & Spencer
Merseytravel & St. Helens Council
Sainsburys Bank

Strategy through Partnership
The Church of Scotland & CSRR
The Co-operative Bank & IBM UK
First Central Insurance Managment & Needhams 1834
Wavetree & Scott Aerospace

Initiative of the Year
Deutsche Bank
Ealing Council
Fire Protection Association
Marks & Spencer
Sungard Availability Services

Resilience in Infrastructure and IT service delivery
Air-It & Eden Hall
Concise Technologies & T.I. Midland
Sungard Availability Services

BCM Planning Software of the Year
ClearView Continuity
Services Conseils RDI Inc. 
Sungard Availability Services

Most Innovative Product of the Year
Alert Cascade Limited
Anvil Group
Send Word Now
Spook Limited

Best Contribution to Continuity and Resilience
Judges' decision to be announced on the evening

Global Award
Brussels Airport Company
Commercial International Bank – Egypt
DBS Bank Ltd
Estmrarya Management Consulting

The Church of Scotland
Sainsburys Bank
xMatters & CityPoint

Cloud-based Services
Crises Control
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
IT Specialists (ITS) 

DRaaS Award
StorageCraft Technology
Sungard Availability Services

Resilient Workforce Award
Arvato UK & Ireland
Man Group
Marks & Spencer plc
Medical Research Council

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