Atmaana Business Consulting confirms deal to acquire 30% share in Right Stone Consulting

Atmaana Business Consulting Limited – the internationally-recognised strategic security, Emergency Services and defence consultancy – has announced a deal to acquire a 30% shareholding in Right Stone Consulting Limited, the resilience and crisis management consultancy, with an option to purchase the remaining shares in the business over the next three years.

Right Stone Consulting boasts a solid and growing customer portfolio, including many blue chip international clients operating across the hospitality, hotel, financial services and education sectors. The company offers business resilience support designed to tackle regional and localised threats, as well as dealing with incidents having a global impact, including managing the responses to crises and providing relevant training to help improve capabilities.

Its solutions focus on real-time incident management, contingency plan implementation, risk analysis, individual resilience support, scenario-based exercises, document review and audit and long-term maintenance and reviews.

Commenting on the deal, Harish Natali (founder and CEO of Atmaana Business Consulting Limited) outlined: “We’re delighted to welcome the Right Stone Consulting team and its clients to the Atmaana Group. This move represents a natural fit for both organisations and demonstrates our commitment to respond to the changing face of security both here in the UK and, indeed, on the global stage. Combining our expertise will allow us to collectively expand our reach in chosen markets and better serve both new and existing clients with a wider range of services.”

Mike Bourton, managing director of Right Stone Consulting, responded: “We’ve worked incredibly hard to develop Right Stone Consulting’s portfolio of products and services, and we very much look forward to working within the Atmaana Group to expand our offer into new markets and better serve both companies’ clients.”

Bourton is a strategic security, risk and resilience expert with a proven track of delivering in business while exceeding on agreed results and objectives for resilience. He boasts extensive commercial and industry experience at all levels from business development, strategic management and analysis right through to design and delivery.

A motivational leader, Bourton is able to communicate and interact at all levels and across different cultures thanks to many years of working within the security services sector. He has both managed and led large cross-functional teams in myriad diverse activities.

About the Author

Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications)

Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting.

In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector.

In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute’s George van Schalkwyk Award.

An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award.

Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site.

Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media.

Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014.

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