Experience: Morgan Stanley: London
2004 to date IT Business Continuity Coordinator IT Risk BCP Core Team
•Implementation of standard tools and procedures for capture and management of Disaster Recovery Planning across 21 disparate IT Divisions. Ensuring consistency and quality in alignment with Firm criteria, strategy and vision.
•Management of ongoing education, engagement, maintenance and test of plans/strategies across IT division.
•Definition and implementation of both technical and logistical disaster recovery solutions scaled to each individual silo function and criticality.
•Design and implementation of regular testing events with focus on Regulatory (Basil, Mifid, Var and IRB Waiver) impacted systems.
2003- 06 Business Continuity Project Manager - Work Area Recovery Core Team
•Coordination with Business Unit, Service Manager and Purchasing representatives to successfully define, document and test Business Continuity Plans.
•Validation of requirements across all Business Units and underlying functional areas
oIdentification of dependencies existing between individual Business Units and processes
oEnsuring Business Unit plans aligned to balance dependencies.
2002- 03 Business Continuity Project Manager - Business Continuity Core Team
•Development and documentation of cost effective Business Continuity Strategy for Card Service Group. .
•Co-ordination of full test of London Business Continuity Plans managing across both Business, APG and Technical areas
2000-02 Business Continuity Project Manager - International Private Client Group,
•Definition, implementation and test of cost effective BCP strategy for International Private Client Group
•Development and tracking of comprehensive implementation plan across all technical functional areas
1999-2000 Project Assistant - Y2K Core Team, (Internship)
•Identification, tracking and reporting of key milestones across each technical area in preparation for event
•Participation in the Y2K event as an as issue tracker
1998-99 EMU Core Team, Morgan Stanley October 1997-99 (Internship)
•Production of External Entity Inventory using Access Database
•Design and Management of the EMU External Relationship Web site.
•Participation in the Conversion Weekend as an External Communications Officer
Albany Medical Centre Hospital: NY, USA
1995-97 Research Analyst, Marketing & Planning
Design and implementation of Data research tools. Production & implementation of surveys. Data
analysis and reporting.