Andy Osborne
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An acknowledged expert in the field of risk management and contingency planning, Andy Osborne has spent over twenty years helping businesses of all sizes, across a broad range of industry sectors, to understand and manage their risks effectively. He is a firm believer that the role of a consultant or adviser is to simplify apparently complex processes and present them in a way that is easy to understand, not the other way around.

Andy provides the following risk management consultancy services to clients, through his company, Acumen :

  • Business risk assessment
  • IT risk assessment
  • Fire risk assessment, audit and evacuation planning
  • Health and safety risk assessment and audit
  • Training courses (including an introduction to risk management)
  • Emergency planning
  • Business continuity management

To contact Andy, call 01386 834455 or e-mail him at

You can also follow him on Twitter (@AndyatAcumen) or link to him on LinkedIn (

Andy’s first book ‘Practical Business Continuity Management’ (ISBN 978-1-906316-01-3,, is a collection of hints, tips and good ideas for getting the best out of your business continuity management programme.

His second book ‘Risk Management Simplified’ (ISBN 978-1-906316-48-8, is a more comprehensive version of this e-book.

Andy’s entertaining and amusing blogs, which link his day-to-day business and personal life experiences to risk and business continuity management themes can be read at