Otago Daily Times

Once things are hap­pen­ing, the blood is pump­ing

- Bahrain

When an event is oc­cur­ring is of­ten the mo­ment clients call Mr Mul­hol­land in.

‘‘I was in the Mid­dle East when the Arab Spring hap­pened.

‘‘I get this phone call: ‘Sam, are you in the Mid­dle East? Get into our of­fice’. To see APCs [ar­moured per­son­nel car­rier] and tanks go­ing past and things like that was quite in­ter­est­ing. That was in Bahrain.’’

Re­hears­ing the busi­ness con­ti­nu­ity plan is cru­cial be­cause in the mo­ment staff have to be able to ex­e­cute the plan and know what to do.

‘‘I’ve seen it hap­pen where peo­ple who are per­fectly good man­agers just fall to pieces.

‘‘That’s not a crit­i­cism,

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