PlanB Consulting - leading providers of Business Continuity, Crisis Management and Emergency Planning consultancy

PlanB Consulting is an award-winning consultancy headquartered in Glasgow, with offices in London and UAE. Formed in 2002, we provide Business Continuity and Crisis Management consultancy, training and exercises to the private, not-for-profit and public sectors worldwide.

We are the largest specialist Business Continuity consultancy within Europe.

We differentiate ourselves and take pride in our technical ability by continually reviewing and updating our methodology to ensure that our clients benefit from work based on the latest Business Continuity standards and techniques. Including lessons learned from notable incidents experienced by other organisations and this enables our clients to have the best chance of responding effectively to a disruptive event.

PlanB’s Consultants have considerable Business Continuity and Crisis Management experience, and have delivered projects for a wide range of organisations; both small and large, across a range of sectors.

We work for a range of clients across the United Kingdom and Ireland, as well as routinely delivering projects for clients throughout Europe, in the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

Introducing PlanB Consulting


Meet the Team








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.  


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