Braam is an Information Security, Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery (DR) sales and implementation specialist with a proven track record of more than 25 years in leading, positioning and delivering enterprise wide Corporate Security, Business Continuity Management, Disaster Recovery, Business Resilience and Information Security as well as Data Protection solutions to clients across Africa and the Middle East.
He completed a national diploma in Mechanics & Science from the Technical College Ellisras as well as a post graduate diploma in Business Administration through the University of Liverpool and holds the MBCI certification from the Business Continuity Institute of London. He also holds the certified information system auditor (CISA) certification from the US based ISACA institute. Braam is a certified SACSA (South African Communication Security Agency) Auditor.
Before joining ContinuitySA, Braam worked as a Senior Consultant in the Crisis and Security Consulting division of Control Risks where he provides corporate security and resilience solutions to clients across Africa. Prior to that he was an Associate Director in the professional services firm Deloitte, focusing on delivering corporate security, resilience and cyber security projects to clients across Africa.
While working 13 years in the South African government, Braam were responsible for implementing physical and personnel security programmes at all the South African embassies and official residencies in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Braam acquired considerable experience in the following key focus areas:
- Business Continuity Management
- IT Service Continuity Management
- Crisis Management
- Project Management
- IT and Operational Risk Management
- Information Security
- Physical Security