Founder Alex Fullick

Alex Fullick has been assisting major Canadian organizations initiate and manage customized Business Continuity Management (BCM) programs for over 17 years. In 2007 he became the Founder and Managing Director of StoneRoad, a consultancy and training firm specializing in BCM. Alex has performed numerous Business Impacts Analysis (BIA) workshops, developed business contingency strategies and plans, set up crisis management teams, implemented communication strategies and facilitated and coordinated many Disaster Recovery (DR) / Business Continuity tests and exercises; the largest of which included the coordination of teams in 3 countries with over 170 participants from both business and technology groups. Alex also has extensive experience reviewing existing Business Continuity programs and assisting organizations is making them stronger.

Alex has routinely been asked to present at global BCM/DR conferences and is the author of four books; Heads in the Sand; What Stops Corporations from Seeing Business Continuity as a Social Responsibility, Made Again – Volumes 1 & 2; Practical Advice for Business Continuity Programs and finally, Business Impact Analysis. All books are helpful manuals with tips and advice for hesitant companies who want to develop a BCM program but don’t know where to start, or have difficulty understanding why their current program isn’t as effective as it could be. Alex is current working on 2 books: The Slips, Trips, Traps and Falls of Disaster Planning and Testing Business Continuity Programs. Alex has his Member level certification with the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI); earned his Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) status with the Disaster Recovery Institute, and holds a Certified Business Resiliency Auditor (CBRA) designation. He also sits on the Editorial Advisory Board for The International Emergency Managers Society (TIEMS) and is responsible for the coordination of the quarterly newsletter.




Certifications

  • Certified Business Continuity Professional - CBCP
  • Member Business Continuity Institute - MBCI
  • Certified Business Resiliency Auditor - CBRA (Through BCCI)
  • ITIL v3 – Foundations Certification

Related Experience

  • Developed, coordinated and maintained comprehensive technology application and base system recovery plans for a subsidiary of one of Canada`s largest a financial institutions.
  • Designed and developed internal and external crisis communication strategies and procedures for a financial institution and a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Managed, developed, coordinated and implemented Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan end-user training material for a financial institution.
  • Investigated, developed and executed a training program for a new service delivery product for a financial institution.
  • Developed Emergency Response & Operations procedures for a financial institution and a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Designed, developed and implemented (incl training) on “DR Team” structure for a financial institution and a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Constructed and implemented media spokesperson guidelines and procedures (employees and spokespersons) for a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Managed and coordinated communication and contact for a consulting firm between its clients and a DR/BC Service provider (Client requirements, selection methodology, selection criteria, presentations, contract negotiation
  • Investigated and developed alternate strategies and resource dependencies for a financial institution.
  • Created internal call tree processes for a financial institution.
  • Designed internal employee notification process for a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Architected disaster team structure for a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Developed department Business Continuity Plans (BCP) and contingency strategies for an insurance company, a financial institution and a Fortune 500 HR firm
  • Developed, implemented and trained employees on data security access procedures for a financial institution.
  • Investigated and developed pandemic communications, procedures and policies for a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Facilitated Joint Health & Safety Committee activities for a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Performed Risk Analysis (RA) for a financial institution and a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Conducted Business Impact Analysis (BIA) to determine critical business processes, acceptable tolerance levels and qualitative and quantitative impacts of serious emergency situations for a financial institution and a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Administrated Emergency Notification Applications for a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Investigated, negotiated and administrated Web Hosted Emergency Documentation Repository for a HR firm.
  • Managed a large enterprise wide imaging project for a financial institution.
  • Project Managed IT focused exercises and tests for a Fortune 500 HR firm and a financial institution.
  • Project Managed the exercising and testing of continuity plans for a Fortune 500 HR firm and a financial institution.
  • Developed and implemented a training and awareness program for a financial institution and a Fortune 500 HR firm.
  • Developed, monitored and managed schedules and deliverables for large-scale projects for a Financial Institution, a Fortune 500 HR firm and a Canadian Insurance Company.






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