We are delighted to announce that Global Crisis Expert and Former Chief Communications Advisor at BBC Donald Steel will lead the Crisis Communication Workshop at #PGLI 2016. Donald Steel is a specialist in reputation and issues and crisis management, and works with companies in the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific. He was BBC’s Chief Communications Adviser and was for 11 years the Corporation’s Chief Media Spokesman. In this role, he was responsible for the management of some of the biggest media stories of the decade, such as the murder of the TV presenter Jill Dando, a terrorist bomb attack on BBC’s London Television Centre and the kidnapping of the BBC journalist Alan Johnston. He is widely regarded as an expert in the reputation and crisis communications fields and is a frequent speaker on the the topics, including at the London School of Economics. The BBC Academy, Europe’s largest broadcasting training facility, made him its first Associate Fellow in 2010 and he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2009. In addition to his own practice, he has been appointed Associate Director at Johnston Associates, the UK’s leading aviation PR firm, based at London Heathrow. He is also retained as a communications adviser to the BBC.
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