Andrew Durieux - Director & Principle Consultant, Coverage Ltd.

Mr. Andrew Durieux, MBCI
Director & Principle Consultant, Coverage Ltd.
Chairman of AEC Committee, Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT)

Andrew Durieux is the founder, director and principle consultant at Coverage Ltd. He is an Australian citizen and is also a previous president of the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (www.austchamthailand.com).

For more than 15 years Andrew has focused on BCP, Crisis Management and Risk Management. He has provided these services on 4 Continents and for a wide variety of clients including Banking and Finance, Insurance, Logistics, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Engineering, Business Services and others. His clients have ranged from small Thai operations to US Stock Market listed companies operating across many countries.

Andrew has developed his own unique fully integrated approach for quickly training or implementing a program to minimize and prepare clients for any major event that may occur, and then using this system to develop detailed plans to manage specific events. His system complies with various international standards such as BS25999 and AS/NZ4360:2004.

Andrew is a qualified member of the Business Continuity Institute of the UK (www.thebci.org), and is a regular consultant to the UN, WHO, International Federation of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies, ASEAN Ministries of Health, and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (www.adpc.net) in the area of Human Pandemic Influenza, similar scenarios and Crisis Management in general.

He is also currently the chairman of ASEAN Economic Community Committee at the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (http://www.jfcct.org/jfcct-committees/aec-committee/about-aec-committee). This role covers three main areas 1) Discuss the JCCT members concerns with the Thai government and provide input into changes regarding laws and regulations about the AEC 2) Provide education about the AEC to members of the JFCCT 3) Communicate on behalf of the JFCCT and other groups to the media regarding the AEC.