PECB Signs a Partnership Agreement with Business as Usual

Featured News 2015-02-01

PECB is proud to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement with Business As Usual, a company based in Australia, to distribute PECB professional training courses. This partnership is an exciting step for both companies which share similar views on the importance of strengthening relationships between costumer requirements and quality education in order to ensure the ongoing success for both.

“We are pleased regarding this partnership with Business As Usual, a company with whom we share same visions and values. We plan to work closely with Business As Usual on a relationship that will contribute to the continued and sustainable growth of our company. The proven capabilities of this company will complement PECB’s deep understanding of Australia’s needs in the market,” said Eric Lachapelle, CEO of PECB.

“It is important for our clients to be able to certify their skills. The ISO standards are becoming increasingly relevant in our markets; in particular the standards related to Risk Management, Business Continuity, Supply Chain Security and Information Security, which are attracting a lot of attention. Our partnership with PECB enables us to help our clients to ensure they work according to the ISO standards and for their staff to have improved career prospects by getting personal certifications,” said Rinske Geerlings, Managing Director of Business As Usual.

About PECB
Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB) is a certification body for persons on a wide range of international standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/IEC 20000, ISO 22301, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27005, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22000, ISO 26000 and ISO 28000.

Established in 2005, PECB has earned a reputation for integrity, value and best practice by providing this assurance through the evaluation and certification of professionals against rigorous, internationally recognized competence requirements. Its mission is to provide their clients comprehensive personnel examination and certification services. For more information regarding PECB, visit:

About Business As Usual
Since 2006, Business As Usual (BAU / is a leading consultancy and training firm, specialized in Business Continuity, Risk Management, IT Service Continuity and Disaster Recovery. BAU’s reputation, experience and frameworks are second to none. The company’s key differentiators are the ability to implement BCPs that do not “collect dust on the shelf”, and ensure the process is carried and supported by the organization with enthusiasm (rather than being treated as a “tick in the box” and seen as a burden). Business As Usual has successfully competed against the Big Four and has completed substantial projects across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Africa and Europe.