Christian Kollmann is the founder and managing director of communication matters. He used to be President in the Austrian Public Relations Association, is university lecturer and Chairman of ECCO. Besides strategic planning and communications trainings, he is specialized on crisis communication.
ECCO Crisis Task Force
Within the ECCO Network, the Crisis Task Force is a group of well-experienced senior crisis communications and management experts.
Our Task Force is strongly rooted in Europe with additional experts in the USA, Australia and Turkey. This means that we are able to operate from various locations and time zones throughout the world. Over the years, we have developed a unique collaboration based on professionalism and shared work ethics.
Our senior crisis experts have gained experience in various industries and understand what their clients need. They offer services to prepare for a crisis as well as adhoc support to handle communication and management tasks during a crisis. All ECCO agencies are committed to the same goal: To best limit the effects of a crisis on a client and always offer tailor-made solutions.
Our network of crisis specialists
ECCO The Netherlands
On-Board Public Relations
Pagefield Communications Ltd
O’Malley Hansen Communications
We offer tailor-made crisis management assistance:
- Crisis audit
- Analysis and concept development
- Implementing complete prevention projects
- Strategic advice and implementation
- Creating early warning and monitoring systems (offline and online)
- Risk management
- Building and training of crisis teams
- Coaching individuals
- Simulations, including Web 2.0 simulations
- Crisis intervention consultancy
Our Experts – present around the globe
Our specialists are there to support you in case of a crisis. Far more valuable is their advice before a crisis occurs. Their long lasting experience can be used to create tailor-made prevention programs. No company is safe from getting struck by a sudden crisis. But every manager is responsible for not being prepared for it. Contact our senior advisers to prevent you from being amongst those not prepared.
Gunnar Angeltveit is a Norwegian Special Advisor inCrisis Management and Crisis Communication. He has been Director General forPress & Information at the Royal Ministry of Defence, Head of theGovernmental Crisis Communication Unit and CEO in several PR Agencies. At present CEO at Strategy Nordic.
Qualified PR consultant Swiss PR Society. Degree in educational science. Online journalist. Head of communications in an international media enterprise, a college and a police forces. Lecturer. Board Member BPRA and simsa. Spends her leisure-time in enjoying nature, on vacations and doing sport.
Kerem specializes in reputation management with extensive experience in change management, brand building, marketing campaigns and community relations as well as crisis management and corporate communications.
Norbert Ofmański, Managing Director of On Board PR/ Ecco Network – one of the largest public relations firms in Poland and the fourth fastest growing public relations agency worldwide,
Bex* has a crisis management consulting team of highly experienced experts available on a 24/7 basis. We work for virtually all industries and are involved in acute crisis situations as well as the fields of risk identification and analysis, preparation and prevention, services and evaluation.
Thorsten Hofmann has been active in risk and crisis communications for more than 20 years. Before consulting for companies in various industries in crisis situations, he gained far-reaching experience in different German federal ministries and in assessing risks for members of the German Government
Todd Hansen has developed and executed programs to address corporate reputation crises like product recalls, regulatory investigations and facility disasters. Todd often works on location, providing the communications perspective to the strategic planning and serving as a spokesperson.
IMPACT is a strategic, award-winning independent agency that approaches all client needs with purpose and insight.
A former journalist, Victoria has 12 years’ agency experience, specialising in corporate and stakeholder communications, media relations, issues management and crisis communications.
Will is a partner at London based agency Pagefield. His background is in corporate reputation and he has a track record advising businesses, multinational organisations, governments and individuals. One of his specialist is crisis and issues management.
After extensive editorial practice in the radio and television she has been working in the field of communication since 1992. One of her expert fields is crisis communication, where she has mainly worked for (multinational and Hungarian) environmental protection and energy companies.