ACBC was formed in 2016 by Andy Cuerel, an independent resilience consultant with 18 years' industry experience. It offers its clients full life-cycle services comprising business continuity, crisis management and crisis communications, in support of their strategic objectives, whatever their size or sector.
We take a pragmatic approach for our clients, always ensuring that solutions are fit for purpose, but never engineering activities beyond what is necessary.
Details of ACBC's owner and associates can be found below
Andy Cuerel - Director
Andy Cuerel is the ‘AC’ in ACBC and a highly experienced resilience practitioner, spanning in equal measure the disciplines of business continuity, crisis management and crisis communication. Prior to starting ACBC, he held two senior consultancy positions and two in-house practitioner roles (Thames Water and Sainsburys) across 15 years.
As a consultant, he has worked across multiple sectors including: Food & Drink; Scientific Research; Financial Services; Retail; Commercial Property and Transport - see Clients
He is highly proficient working across all levels of an organisation, whether embedding the merits of a resilience programme to executives, or engaging junior colleagues in continuity awareness training.
Andy recognises the importance in crisis management and business continuity of turning activities into outcomes, so that tangible benefits can be seen by those sponsoring them.
He is a member of the Business Continuity Institute and holds a Diploma in Business Continuity Management from Coventry University.
Tim Curtis - Associate
Tim is a very experienced journalist, TV presenter and corporate communications specialist. He has considerable experience in the fields of media spokesperson coaching and crisis simulation exercises, bringing a specialist focus on managing external communications and its associated risks.
He has worked across the whole spectrum of media, starting his career as a print journalist, progressing through editorial and broadcast radio roles and culminating in a 7-year term as ITV Anglia’s main news anchor.