PlanB Consulting - award-winning providers of Business Continuity, Crisis Management and Resilience consultancy

Founded in 2007, PlanB Consulting was born from a desire to equip organisations around the world with a robust, reliable ‘plan B’ for when a disruption strikes. Headquartered in Glasgow, UK, PlanB Consulting pursues its mission by offering consultancy, training, exercising and auditing services across the organisational spectrum – business continuity, crisis management, incident management, emergency response and beyond.

Our approach is one of openness, passion, flexibility and excellence: our leadership team actively contribute to the development of the industry standards and are at the forefront of best practice. We guide some of the largest, most complex organisations in the world through the preparation, response and recovery activities for disruption to their business-as-usual.

The addition of business continuity, crisis management and emergency response professionals in recent years has contributed to our reputation as a leading resilience consultancy. While we have a strong heritage of national clientele, our operations now reach internationally to every continent.

Introducing PlanB Consulting


Meet the Team


Charlie Maclean-Bristol
Director - UK
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Kim Maclean-Bristol
Director - UAE
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Jamie Donald
Director of Operations
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Gillian Logie
Senior Consultant
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Fiona Carswell
Business Support Manager
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  Roger Broomfield
  Sales & Marketing Manager
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Industries We Work In

A Selection of our Clients

Our Clients


Our Partners

Business Continuity Training (BCT) was formed by industry experts in 2008 and has grown into a global leader in Business Continuity training. As a Business Continuity Institute (BCI) licensed training provider, BCT runs public courses across the UK and Northern Ireland and have expanded their reach to Europe also, delivering trainings in Milan, Prague and Munich. They also provide in-house training worldwide, successfully delivering courses to organisations in Europe, the USA, Russia and the Middle East. BCT also trains many overseas students at its UK training venues.

BCT works with the best tutors in the industry, including our directors Charlie and Kim Maclean-Bristol and Principal Consultant Ewan Donald, who facilitate numerous courses each year to British, European and international participants. Charlie additionally acts as BCT’s Director of Training, updating and developing the company’s course material. He also writes weekly industry insights featured on BCT’s Business Continuity Training Newsletter and website.


Woodsmill Risk Consultants is a Kenyan-based company which provides Risk Management and Business Continuity framework development, training and exercises, disaster recovery and crisis management support services. The consultancy operates in Kenya and the greater East African region and works for private, notfor-profit and public sector organisations. 

The founding director David Karimi studied his MSc. Risk Management course in the UK and graduated with Distinction, after which he gained valuable experience working as an intern at PlanB Consulting. In this role, he dealt with a wide range of companies and helped them undergo various stages of the business continuity lifecycle through to achievement of ISO 22301 accreditation. The internship at PlanB Consulting proved to be an inspiration for David to set up Woodsmill Risk Consultants in his home country Kenya.  


Our Global Reach