Brian helps businesses build and defend their reputation. A former broadcast journalist and news executive, he has 20 years’ experience as a crisis consultant, media trainer and communications advisor across Australia, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa.
Brian has held senior roles with leading public relations firms Edelman and Hill+Knowlton Strategies. He has advised clients on managing high-profile crises and protracted issues, and has conducted media and crisis training for CEOs, board members and senior executives around the world.
His issues and crisis experience includes managing cybersecurity incidents, product recalls, health and environmental issues, financial crises, terrorist incidents, industrial disputes, media controversies and regulatory issues.
Brian has worked with one in four of Forbes’ global top 100 public companies including Amazon, Samsung Electronics, Royal Dutch Shell, Walt Disney and Volkswagen Group.
Brian began his career in radio and television news with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and the now CBS-owned Network Ten. He is a frequent speaker on corporate reputation and the media, and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Adelaide.