Paul F. Kirvan, CISA, FBCI, CBCP

Paul Kirvan Associates

100 Thousand Oaks Drive
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
Tel: (908) 902-2586  
Email: pkirvan@msn.com

• Consultant
• Speaker
• Writer

Business continuity and disaster recovery planning for IT/telecom; IT auditing; enterprise risk management; governance/risk/compliance; quality assurance; project management; technical writing and editing; technical training.

Professional Certifications
• Fellow, Business Continuity Institute (FBCI)
• Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
• Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
• NARTE Class 1 Certified Telecommunications Engineer (NCE)

Educational Background
B.A., Communications, Penn State University

Professional Experience
Paul Kirvan is an independent consultant/IT auditor and technical writer/editor/educator with over 25 years experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, security, enterprise risk management, telecom/IT auditing and over 30 years experience in technical writing/editing, technical training and public speaking. Mr. Kirvan has been directly involved with dozens of business continuity, security, IT audit, enterprise risk and telecom consulting engagements, ranging from operational audits and strategy definition projects to plan design and implementation, program exercising, execution and maintenance, and RFP preparation and response. Mr. Kirvan was previously a member of the board of The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and is currently a member of the board and secretary of the BCI’s USA Chapter. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Fellow of the BCI (FBCI) and Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP).

Active Association Memberships
• Association of Contingency Planners (ACP)
• Business Continuity Institute (BCI)
• Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE)
• Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

Fee Structure
Hourly or on fixed-fee basis, depending on project scope; W2 or 1099 basis

Topics for Speaking, Writing, & Consulting
Business continuity management and planning for IT/telecom systems and networks; enterprise risk management; incident management; IT auditing; governance, risk and compliance; IT management strategies; conference activities -- session chair, conference track chair, keynote speaker; individual session speaker; panel moderator.