Alan Lane is experienced in strategic consultancy, issues and crisis management, executive training and corporate communications covering Europe, Africa, North America, the Middle East and Asia. He has worked with governments and major companies, and contributes to the global media. He has held senior positions within government and with major international corporations, including the Royal Dutch/Shell Group. He speaks on the business and communication conference circuit and is the author of a number of briefs and books on Communication best practice.
David Wheal began his career with the BBC in 1973 as part of their news and current affairs division. He then went on to present programmes for radio and television and also conducted media training for British diplomats. Since 1991 he has worked in the corporate sector training executives in press, television and radio interview techniques, as well as presentation and communication skills. He has also helped many major companies to develop crisis management strategies and has advised multi-national organisations in more than 30 countries.
Dr. James Bellini is a broadcaster and futurist with a close interest in key strategic challenges for business and government over the next 15 to 20 years. He had a long television career presenting the BBC’s The Money Programme before moving to Newsnight and Panorama and subsequently ITV, Financial Times Television and most recently Sky News. He is a regular choice as a speaker and conference moderator at global events and advises senior executives on communication and presentation skills. He has published a number of books and special reports and is a Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation, founded by Nobel Laureate Glenn Theodore Seaborg.
Christopher Bunting has been involved with managing issues and crises for some of the world’s largest organisations, as well as for corporate chief executives and other leaders. He is a former Chairman and CEO of one of Canada’s top three communications consultancies. He has worked with major international companies on product labelling and tampering, health concerns and regulatory issues. He has advised business and NGO leaders on image and profile management, and developed a crisis communications approach for a Geneva-based peace mediation foundation. He has also advised companies on mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and corporate restructuring.