AmCham Workshop Series: Rethinking Crisis Management: Roadmap to Handling Business-Critical Issues

Kate Holgate, Partner, Head of Singapore, Brunswick and Arif Shah, Director, Singapore, Brunswick

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : May 11, 2016

Time : 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Price : $200.00

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AmCham is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of professional workshops. To kick off 2016, we are pleased to partner with member company Brunswick Group to bring you: Rethinking Crisis Management: Roadmap to Handling Business-Critical Issues.

AmCham and Brunswick Group Present:

Rethinking Crisis Management: Roadmap to Handling Business-Critical Issues

Brunswick Group’s Kate Holgate and Arif Shah, communication strategists, for an immersive simulation and workshop on corporate crisis management. They’ll talk about the business-critical issues that companies can unexpectedly face and how to communicate effectively, in order to protect your reputation, in a multi-stakeholder scenario. Over the course of the half-day session, participants will be presented and challenged with an escalating real-life scenario, and required to respond in line with their day-to-day responsibilities. This is a great opportunity to learn from industry experts about proven strategies that can help mitigate the consequences of a crisis and develop or rethink your existing crisis-management approaches.  

: Breakfast, mid-morning coffee, and lunch will be served. All training materials will be provided.

Trainer bios:

Kate Holgate
Partner, Head of Singapore

Kate is responsible for leading the development of Brunswick’s Southeast Asia practice. She has worked on a full range of retained clients in both the listed and private sectors as well as on major capital market transactions including over twenty flotations across a number of international stock exchanges. In Southeast Asia, her focus has been on constructing corporate reputation campaigns and, in particular, helping clients devise and implement communication and stakeholder engagement programmes to support market entry strategies and business transformation. Before joining Brunswick, Kate spent six years in the Corporate Finance Division of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, having previously served as spokesperson and head of the press office at the British Embassy in Ankara.

Arif Shah
Director, Singapore

Arif provides strategic counsel to clients across Southeast Asia and beyond on a range of areas including corporate positioning and reputation management, public affairs and market entry issues, and crisis and litigation communications. He joined Brunswick in 2012, and was originally based in the London office, before moving to Singapore in 2013 to help establish the firm’s presence in Southeast Asia. Prior to this, Arif spent four years at the London headquarters of an international communications firm, including an eighteen month secondment at one of the UK’s leading business advocacy groups. Prior to this, he worked at the UK Parliament for a member of the House of Commons.

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