Rod Cartwright is a strategic communication advisor, who works with in-house teams, agencies and senior leaders to deliver personal communication preparedness and organisational resilience.
He specialises in issues management & crisis communication; leadership communication & executive preparedness; thought leadership & corporate reputation; and strategic problem-solving & facilitation. He has steered world leaders including IATA, Nissan, IBM, Bridgestone, Toyota, KFC, Dell, Accenture, DHL, Western Union, Kempinski Hotels, Qatar Foundation and Transport for London.
Rod brings a 25-year global PR agency pedigree, having held UK, European and global leadership positions in several top-10 communication firms. He has provided issues & crisis counsel and executive communication coaching to leaders across aviation & transportation, leisure & entertainment, extractive industries, food & beverage, healthcare & wellbeing, consumer electronics, and professional & business services, among many sectors.
His experience includes being a key part of the three-person team advising the Chairman, CEO, legal counsel and Emergency Operations Centre team of Malaysia Airlines in the months following the disappearance of Flight MH370 and on the subsequent restructuring of the airline.