The declaration of COVID- 19 by the World Health Organisation as a global pandemic has plunged the world in unchartered waters. It has afflicted over 8 million people in 213 countries, left over 425,000 dead, millions unemployed, overwhelmed hospitals, broken supply chains and deflated critical sectors such as tourism, energy and agriculture. Crisis communications done … [Read more...] about Covid-19: 11 Key Lessons in Crisis Communications
Alison Binger Christie
Alison Christie Binger is a Communications Consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank based in Jamaica. A multi-award winning Senior Strategic Integrated Marketing Communications Management Professional, she previously served as Communications Consultant with the World Bank in the Finance, Trade and Competitiveness Practice for the Entrepreneurial Programme for Innovation in the Caribbean which spanned 14 CARICOM countries.
She is a former Director- at- large for the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Canada District 2 Region, and a Vice President of the IABC Caribbean. She is a past twice elected President of the Public Relations Society of Jamaica, and former Consultant, Director and Adjunct Faculty for the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communications at the University of the West Indies (UWI).
She holds a MBA in International Business from the Nova South Eastern University, a BA in Languages and Social Sciences from the UWI, a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing and Physical Distribution from the Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in the Netherlands; Post Graduate Certificates respectively in Entrepreneurship and Job Creation- (MSM) and Universidad del Pacifico, Lima-Peru, and Applied/ Advanced International Management from the Swedish Institute of Management. She also holds a Certificate in Digital Marketing, Customer Engagement, Planning and Analytics from Colombia Business School, USA. She currently serves as a Board Member of the National Resuscitation Council of Jamaica.