Co-author of book “Step by Step guide to the NCEMA 7000: Implement BCM the UAE way".
As a Continuity & Resilience Contributor Award (Middle East) Winner (and Global Finalist), Merit Award (Global) Winner, and Business Continuity Manager of the Year Award (India) Winner from BCI; and with over 35 years’ experience in the Industry, Daman is currently an ADVISOR at Continuity & Resilience, prior to that being COO. He has earlier worked with Steria as Head Business Continuity Management (UK, India) & Head Green Activities. Daman, initially, worked with TCS for over 20 years in various roles. He has rich experience in Environmental Sustainability, Business Continuity Management, Risk Management, Crisis Management, Business Excellence and Consulting (BCM, Green IT, Quality/ Process/ Malcolm Baldrige). He is a Technical Expert & Lead Auditor for ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System). He is also an Energy Management Expert (ISO 50001). Daman is Accredited Tutor for BCS “Foundation Certificate in Green IT” course. He is a BCI Approved Instructor since 2013 and a member of the BCI’s Speakers Bureau. He has taught the NCEMA7000 courses many times, including the 5 day Lead Implementer, and also performed BCM Audits.
Daman is Fellow of the BCI, IEEE Ambassador, Fellow of the BCS (British Computer Society), Senior Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Member of AIMA (All India Management Association), and the Life Member of the CSI (Computer Society of India).
Daman has traveled to or worked in Scotland, England, Netherlands, France, Zambia, USA, Indonesia, Spain, Egypt, UAE, Oman, Iran, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Kuwait, and Bahrain. He possesses excellent mix of experience of a practitioner, trainer and consultant. He has served clients in various industries and sectors like IT/ IT-eS, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing, Automobile, Pharma, Real Estate, Marine, Trading, Government, PSU, Telecom, Aviation, Energy/ Oil & Gas, Media, Power etc.
He has delivered over 500 talks/ workshops in national and international events. Daman is an expert in Disaster/ Crisis Simulation Exercises and has delivered many Simulation Exercises with varying scenarios like Cyber Attack, Fire, Civil Unrest, High Rise Building etc. including for the top management of organisations in different countries and industry sectors.
Daman is currently member of the ASSOCHAM National Council on Climate Change and ASSOCHAM National Council on Environment & Safety. He has experience of working with CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) for over three years as the Convener of the CSR Task Panel working on Communities and Disasters.