BA (Hons), MSc, CBCI
Gordon Brown is one of our Senior Consultants at PlanB Consulting, delivering crisis management and business continuity consultancy internationally on our behalf. Having completed an MSc in Management with Distinction from the University of Edinburgh, Gordon has proven to be instrumental in the successful project management of our consultancy services; he oversees several of our high-profile business continuity clients. His academic experience has helped us ensure that our project management methodology is transparent, accountable and robust for both our clients and our consultants.
Gordon's meticulous attention to detail makes him an ideal fit for auditing, acting as our chief consultant for industry standard compliance. His detailed knowledge of the ISO 22301 standard for Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) enables our clients to align themselves towards and achieve accreditation. His recent auditing work has included surveillance audits for an emergency water provision company, ISO aligned auditing for a city council and a BCMS gap analysis report for one of the largest public sector financial bodies in the UK.
Beyond auditing, Gordon's portfolio reflects his passion for leaving no stone unturned and helping our clients make informed decisions about their resilience capability: recently, Gordon has conducted Business Impact Analysis across several continents for one of the largest banks in the world, reviewed and refined the business continuity plan of a global logistics firm and implemented full lifecycle business continuity arrangements for a large software company.
Gordon's professional background is in research, having worked as a Business Researcher in the public sector in Scotland, providing bespoke support to growing and exporting businesses.
Outside of work, Gordon takes a keen interest in football and is currently studying Spanish.
Qualifications and Certifications:
- MSc Management (Distinction) - University of Edinburgh Business School
- BA (Hons) in Politics (First Class) - University of Strathclyde
- CBCI with Merit
- ISO 22301 Lead Auditor