Shortlist announced for the BCI Africa Awards

News   •   Aug 17, 2017 10:00 BST

The Business Continuity Institute is pleased to announce the shortlist for its Africa Awards, an annual celebration of the best, brightest and most innovative in the business continuity and resilience industry across the region. The awards are due to be presented at a ceremony at a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Johannesburg on the 12th September.

The BCI Africa Awards are designed to recognise those individuals and organizations who have excelled in the field of business continuity and resilience throughout the year. The Awards are one of seven regional awards hosted by the BCI each year, which culminate in the annual Global Awards, held in November to coincide with the annual BCI World Conference in London, England.

The full shortlist is as follows:

Continuity and Resilience Personality of the Year 2017

  • Jeremy Capell
  • Merafe Mmusi
  • Jaun Harmse

Continuity and Resilience Consultant of the Year 2017

  • Grant Minaar
  • Junita van der Colff 
  • Padma Naidoo

Most Effective Recovery of the Year 2017

  • Barclays Africa Retail and Business Bank
  • Transnet – Durban Hazmat Fire Team
  • The Automobile Association of South Africa

Continuity and Resilience Innovation of the Year 2017

  • Barclays Africa Resilience Programme
  • ContinuitySA and Dimension Data – CDO powered by MRMP
  • Investec: Project Axel – running live!

Continuity and Resilience Newcomer of the Year 2017

  • Alessio Predieri
  • Ina Steyn
  • Maxine Gray
  • Semakaleng Mokonyane

Continuity and Resilience Professional of the Year (private sector) 2017

  • Bashni Naidoo
  • Craig Fourie
  • Jaun Harmse

Continuity and Resilience Professional of the Year (public sector) 2017

  • Eric Theron
  • Seikanelo Madisa
  • Shaylene Adonis

Continuity and Resilience Team of the Year 2017

  • ContinuitySA’s Global Centre of Excellence
  • Deloitte & Touche Resilience (BCM) Team
  • EY Cyber Resilience Team

All winners of a BCI Regional Award are automatically entered into the Global Awards. The BCI Africa Awards consist of eight categories – seven of which are decided by a panel of industry experts with the winner of the Industry Personality Award being voted for by their peers.