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Singapore, Singapore, 2012/07/16 - Dr Goh Moh Heng, President of BCM Institute, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Continuity, Insurance and Risk (CIR) Business Continuity. He was the first Asian to receive this award.
Dr Goh Moh Heng was awarded the prestigious CIR Business Continuity Award for “Lifetime Achievement” on May 30th, 2012.
For the last 14 years, the Business Continuity Awards has been recognizing professionals who stand out above the rest and awarding them for their innovative strategies and practical contributions in the area of business continuity, security, resilience and risk. The Lifetime Achievement Award in particular recognizes practitioners for their exceptional achievements and professional excellence in the arena of business continuity/ resilience. Practitioners must also be persons possessing a high level of professional integrity and credibility garnering much respect within the field. Winners of the award are determined by a group of expert European judges.
On receiving the award, Dr Goh said,“I feel really honored firstly to be nominated by this illustrious Committee and it feels really good to stand here to receive this award. This is not a place that I am well known.”He added,“Winning in this region against such strong competition is just amazing.”
Dr Goh is the founder of the BCM Institute. He started his business continuity practice back in 1989. He took a step up the career ladder when he worked as a global head of business continuity management with Standard Chartered Bank Plc and the Government Investment Corporation of Singapore or GIC in short. Professionally, he is a Business Continuity Certified Expert (BCM Institute Membership Number: 0001), a Fellow of Business Continuity Institute (BCI Membership Number: 0074) and a Certified Business Continuity Planner (DRII Membership Number 1471).
“Dr Goh is constantly striving to champion the business continuity management industry in the Asia Pacific”, remarked Jeremy Wong, Senior Vice President of BCM Institute, a friend and a colleague of Dr Goh for the last 12 years upon hearing Dr Goh’s award.
“It is now blatantly apparent why Dr Goh was both nominated and awarded Lifetime Achievement at the 2012 Business Continuity Business Continuity Gala dinner”, commented Graeme McQueen, the Associate Publisher of Continuity, Insurance & Risk (CIR) magazine.
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