Speaker on Crisis Management

“Jonathan Hemus combines wide expertise in crisis management with gravitas and an ability to connect with his audiences”.
Dennis Flynn OBE, Founder of Crisis Solutions

An authoritative voice on crisis management

As Warren Buffett said, “It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to lose it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently”.

As a crisis management specialist for more than twenty five years, Jonathan Hemus knows what business leaders must do and say if they are to emerge unscathed from the extraordinary pressure of a crisis.


Jonathan’s passion for helping companies protect their reputation is communicated clearly and succinctly, whether you’re CEO, heading an operations team or the head of communications
Carole Scott, Head of Corporate Communications, Henkel

Whether working with leaders of businesses such as Cathay Pacific, DP World and Lidl or speaking with conference audiences around the world, Jonathan gives executives a clear understanding of how to protect reputation and business value on the most challenging day of their career.

Jonathan’s crisis management experience shines through when he speaks: he is trusted by some of the most respected organisations in the world
Kate Hartley, Chief Operating Officer, Polpeo

Crisis Management Speaker
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Keynote crisis management speeches include:

  • How to prepare for the worst day of your career
  • Why developing a crisis management plan is a waste of time
  • The secrets of successful leadership in a crisis

Jonathan is an exceptional public speaker who adds gravitas and relevance to any occasion where crisis management knowledge, experience and sage advice is required
Jane Jordan, author of The Four Highly Effective Stages of Crisis Management

Jonathan’s presentational style is impactful, engaging and always practical to ensure the audience leaves not only with a better understanding of crisis management, but also clear actions to protect their organisation.

Jonathan is a compellingly thoughtful, credible and clear speaker
Michael Osborne, Head of PR, Clifford Chance

International conference speaker

He has spoken at international crisis management conferences in four continents including ABTA’s inaugural crisis management conference, Business Continuity World, The Communication Directors’ Forum, Global Insights’ Corporate Communication Conference, the International Association of Business Communicators World Conference and the International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference. He is regularly rated as the number one speaker by conference delegates.

Jonathan is an engaging, passionate and insightful speaker on crisis management, drawing on first hand experience of supporting some of the world’s largest businesses. An authoritative voice and a strategic thinker, he commands the attention of the most senior audiences
Chris Holt MBE, Director, CHC Global

When crisis strikes, leaders risk losing everything they’ve ever worked for – reputation, revenue, respect, value and trust – in the blink of an eye. Jonathan gives them the knowledge, confidence and capability to avoid this fate.

Jonathan brings expertise, insight and energy to a critical business challenge and left our audience buzzing with ideas and fired up to act on his advice
Nora Leggett, director of member services, BVRLA
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Contact Jonathan to explore a speaking engagement