TBF SUMMER STARS 2019: The Organisation in Crisis, Matt Peacock

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London College of Communication

Elephant & Castle

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The Organisation in Crisis

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A mishandled crisis can destroy the reputation of any organisation. How do leadership teams prepare for potential sudden adverse events, how do they cope with the unremitting pressure of a major incident, and what is the role of the professional communicator in the crisis ‘war room’? Hear stories and insights from the frontline of crisis management from a veteran of international corporate affairs.

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- understand how organisations identify, track and mitigate their most serious risks;

- learn the core principles of crisis management, illustrated with examples from first-hand experience;

- gain insights into the critical importance of effective communications in a crisis context.


Matt Peacock is an international business adviser, lecturer and writer. He is the former Group Director of Corporate Affairs at Vodafone Group plc where he led the company's global communications, sustainability and human rights programmes. He was a founding influence behind the Blueprint for Better Business (including writing the final version of the Principles that are at the centre of the Blueprint social purpose movement) and is a regular specialist practitioner lecturer at international business schools including London Business School, IESE and Henley Business School. He is currently writing a book on the future of the multinational corporation. Prior to his tenure at Vodafone, he was the Group Communications Director at FTSE10 global energy firm BG Group plc and the Director of Communications at the UK communications sector regulator, Ofcom. Before entering corporate life, he was a staff reporter with The World At One on BBC Radio.


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