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The Future of Resilience is...featuring Alex Fullick

We are excited to share what Alex Fullick had to say about the #FutureOfResilience.


"The future of resilience is uncertain and unknown. That’s not a cop out. It’s because each of us defines resilience on our own terms and comes from our own experiences. That’s also true for each community and organization. It’s are our own experiences and our own responses that make us resilient – or not. To try and provide a single, all-encompassing definition is out of reach, but if we can agree on common characteristics and traits, then perhaps we have a chance to build a foundational definition. What works for you in one situation may not work for someone else when placed in the same situation, but what worked for them may not work for you. So how can we establish the future or resilience when the future is uncertain for all of us? I think until we start looking internally for the definition of resilience, we aren’t going to be able to help others recognise it in themselves, their organizations, or their communities."

Alex Fullick

MBCI, CBCP, CBRA, v3ITIL, cABCF, CORS, ISO22301 Lead Implementer, 2022 BCI Global Achievement Award Winner



Alex Fullick, MBCI, CBCP, CBRA, v3ITIL, aBCF has over twenty-two years experience assisting organizations initiate and manage customized Business Continuity Management (BCM) / Organizational Resilience (OR) programs. Alex has his MBCI certification with the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), his CBCP certification with the Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI), and has his aBCF certification with Adaptive Business Continuity (aBC). He also holds a certification in ITIL and Business Resiliency Auditing. He has written several books on BCM / OR: Heads in the Sand, Made Again – Volumes 1 & 2, Business Impact Analysis, Testing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans, Watch Your Step, and From Thought to Consequence. His book "Testing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans" was identified as being one of "The 16 Most Essential Books for Business Continuity Directors" in September 2020. Alex sat on the Advisory Board of Directors for The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) since 2010 and in October of 2019, became a Certification Commissioner for the Disaster Recovery Institute Canada (DRIC). Alex has also presented at conferences around the globe. In his pare time Alex enjoys writing, kayaking, guitar, keyboards, hiking, and spending time at the cottage with friends and family.


Certifications:

Certified Business Continuity Professional - CBCP

Member Business Continuity Institute - MBCI

Certified Business Resiliency Auditor - CBRA (Through BCCI)

ITIL v3 – Foundations Certification

Certified Adaptive Business Continuity Foundations (cABCF)

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