QUTeX Real World Futures

Businesses unusual: Communicating and trusting in a COVID-19 world

Your expert facilitators Associate Professor Amisha Mehta, Catherine Batch & Jamie Forster

Associate Professor Amisha Mehta researches, teaches and advises industry in risk and crisis communication. As part of the QUT Business School, she leads or co-leads industry research projects that examine communication and trust in the context of corporate crises and natural hazards emergencies. These data provide the evidence for policy and strategic change in organisations. Amisha has received several national awards for her teaching and industry-engaged research.

Catherine Batch is a corporate educator GSB/QUTeX. Before joining QUT Catherine gained experience working in London, Dublin, Sydney and Brisbane in senior management and consulting roles. Her PhD research is on the role trust plays in AI for AS200 companies. Her aim is to assist ASX200 companies considering AI to enhance online communication, understand the significant factors which are crucial to maintaining trust.

Jamie Forster has over 25 years of experience with some of the most trusted and respected organisations in the financial services and tertiary education sectors. He is well known for his ability to build successful business, forge productive relationships and deliver outstanding results. Prior to joining QUTeX Jamie worked as an executive and business owner in corporate services and has 20 years’ experience as an education consultant and lecturer.

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