Rinske Geerlings

Founder and Principal Consultant at Business As Usual

Rinske is a powerhouse in the field of Risk and Business Continuity Management, boasting a track record of excellence and innovation. As the Founder, Managing Director, and principal consultant/trainer at Business As Usual (BAU), she has carved a niche for herself as a leading authority in her field. With a Master of Science degree and a slew of prestigious certifications including CBCP (DRII), MBCI, COBIT, and being a Certified ISO Trainer across various standards, Rinske is at the forefront of cutting-edge practices.

Her illustrious career spans over two decades, during which she has worked extensively across continents, from Australia and New Zealand to Asia, Africa, South America, and Europe. Rinske’s expertise has been sought after by a diverse range of clients, including Central Banks, multinational corporations like Shell and Boeing, and governmental departments worldwide.

Rinske’s passion for her work shines through in her dynamic approach to training and consulting. She is renowned for her ability to demystify complex concepts in Business Continuity Management, Risk, IT Management, Disaster Recovery, and Information Security, making them accessible and engaging for her clients. Her facilitation skills have empowered countless organizations to navigate uncertainty with confidence, streamlining their processes and ensuring resilience in the face of adversity.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Rinske is also a prominent figure in the world of music, serving as the lead singer and manager of SophieG Music. Her involvement in major projects, including collaborations with global charity Playing For Change, reflects her commitment to making a positive impact beyond the boardroom.

Rinske’s accolades, including being named Alumnus of the Year 2012 by Delft University and receiving the Australian Business Woman of the Year award from BPW multiple times, underscore her standing as a trailblazer in her field. Whether she’s speaking at industry events or guiding organizations through the intricacies of risk management, Rinske continues to inspire and innovate, leaving an indelible mark on the world of business continuity and beyond.