Sadia Anwar


BA (Hons), MSc, AMBCI

Sadia is the lead consultant and in-house expert for Catalyst, PlanB Consulting’s Business Continuity software solution. With her extensive knowledge of the software, Sadia helps clients implement and adapt the software to suit their organisational needs while providing bespoke training and support.

Sadia is one of our financial and public sector subject matter experts, with extensive experience of Business Continuity and Crisis Management consultancy for large institutions worldwide. Her portfolio includes the design and delivery of Crisis Management training and simulated cyber-attack exercises to senior managers at the UK’s oldest privately-owned bank; the facilitation of a full Business Continuity roll-out for the UK's largest economic development agency; and simulated exercises and Crisis Management training for Senior Executives at a large international banking group in Portugal.

Operating worldwide, Sadia’s experience includes working with clients in the Middle East, Europe and the Americas, implementing and embedding Business Continuity Management Systems within organisations. Recently, Sadia was part of a wider team who assisted a payment processing client based in the UAE to achieve ISO 27001 and ISO 22301 certification - the international standards for Business Continuity and Information Security Management Systems.

When Sadia's not assisting clients with their Business Continuity challenges, she can often be found volunteering or travelling.

Qualifications and Certfications:

  • MSc Human Resource Management - Strathclyde Business School
  • BA (Hons) Business Studies with Law - University of the West of Scotland
  • CBCI with Merit
  • ISO27001:2013 Implementation
  • Cyber Security: Safey at Home, Online, In Life - Newcastle University