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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 14:56

Business Continuity Institute Africa Awards

The 2014 Business Continuity Institute Africa Awards took place on Tuesday 19th August at a ceremony to coincide with the SADC and ITWeb Business Resilience Conference in South Africa. The BCI Africa Awards are held each year to recognise the outstanding contribution of business continuity professionals and organizations living in or operating in Africa.

The Winners of the Awards were:

Business Continuity Manager of the Year
Sylvain Prefumo MBCI, Head of Business Continuity at the State Bank of Mauritius

Emmanuel Atta Hanson MBCI, Business Continuity Manager at Barclays Bank of Ghana Ltd, and Elnora Aryee-Quaynor, Director of Africa Risk and Quality at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Ghana) Ltd, were both Highly Commended

Business Continuity Public Sector Manager of the Year
Dr Clifford Ferguson, Business Continuity Manager at the Government Pensions Administration Agency

Business Continuity Consultant of the Year
Peter Frielinghaus MBCI, Senior BCM Advisor at ContinuitySA

Lynn Jackson MBCI, Senior Business Continuity Consultant at ContinuitySA, was Highly Commended

Business Continuity Team of the Year
Barclays Bank of Kenya

Deloitte was Highly Commended

BCM Newcomer of the Year
Darren Johnson AMBCI, BCM Advisor at ContinuitySA

Business Continuity Innovation of the Year

Business Continuity Provider of the Year (Service)

Most Effective Recovery of the Year
Barclays Bank of Kenya

Business Continuity Personality of the Year
Braam Pretorius

Congratulations to all the winners and well done to all those who were nominated. All winners from the BCI Africa Awards 2014 will be automatically entered into the BCI Global Awards 2014 which take place in November during the BCI World Conference and Exhibition.