Alan Shipman*, Consultant (Information Management and Information Security)
Alan is one of our consultant trainers and advisors and is one of the UKs leading experts in the implementation of Information Management systems.  
  
Alan specialises in the application of the BSI Code of Practice for the Legal Admissibility and Evidential Weight of Information Stored Electronically (BIP 0008) and the International Standard on Records Management (ISO 15489) and to BS ISO 17799 / BS 7799-2 (Information Security Management).  
He received the Master of Information Technology award from the Association of Information and Image Management International in 1998, and was awarded their Standards Excellence Award in 1999.  
  
He is Chairman of the British Standards Institution (BSI) Document Imaging Applications committee, and convener of the International Standards Organisation (ISO) Document Imaging Quality sub-committee. He is a member of the UKAIIM Standards Committee, having previously chaired the committee for over 5 years.   
  
Alan is the editor for the 'Legal Admissibility' Code of Practice (BSI BIP 0008) which deals with information stored electronically, with BIP 0008-2 which deals with information communicated electronically and with BIP 0008-3 which deals with linking electronic identity to documents. These can be used with electronic storage systems, with e-commerce systems and with other electronic information systems.  
  
Alan chairs the British Standards Institution (BSI) Data Protection and Freedom of Information Editorial Boards.  
  
Alan is a regular speaker on information and records management in the educational, engineering, heath care, financial, legal, local government and system supplier fields, as well as at national events such as the AIIM Information Management Roadshow and Documation UK.