James C. Barnes , Manager of Deloitte & Touche, has over 13 years of extensive experience in Business Continuity Planning. Most recently, he assisted in the design of a Business Continuity Company Certification course, which he taught in Europe, South America, and the United States. He has written over 300 Business Continuity Plans of which 12 have been successfully exercised, and specializes in the areas of continuity risk management, vulnerability and risk assessment, business continuity planning, BCP policies and standards, strategic planning for financial institutions, and economic forecasting.
Mr. Barnes has held several positions in these areas, such as Director of Business Continuity Planning for Citibank, Florida, where seven of his plans were exercised during Hurricane Andrew. He has also conducted numerous seminars on business continuity planning throughout the United States, working with clients such as Johnson & Johnson, the Chicago Stock Exchange, the First American Financial Corporation, MONY, and Conseco.