Brian is one of New Zealand’s most experienced communications advisors, specialising in reputation management.
Organisational reputations are most often at stake in times of risk and crisis, where the effectiveness of decision-making is truly tested. Brian has worked with Boards and senior management to manage responses to events as diverse as the Canterbury earthquakes, the Pike River disaster, the ESSO gas plant explosion in Australia, the Jody Millennium oil spill at Gisborne, Whanganui Hospital cancer misdiagnoses and the Cave Creek platform collapse. He has also managed communication responses for rail, coastal shipping and aircraft accidents, biosecurity threats and product recalls. He was a founding member of the NGO, ‘Risk NZ.’ He has won the PR Institute of New Zealand’s Supreme Award and as well as a Gold Quill Award of Excellence from the International Association of Business Communicators.
He is an owner/Director of BRG NZ Ltd.