Shafiq Jamal

Shafiq Jamal

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Independent Consultant | Crisis Response | Reputation Management Expert | Media Trainer

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SHAFIQ JAMAL BIOGRAPHY

With over 26 years experience in the corporate sector, Shafiq Jamal has garnered extensive experience in crisis, issues, and reputational risk management. He has worked with clients on crisis planning and preparedness, crisis, and earned media training, crisis communications strategy and execution, reputation recovery, real-time hands-on and virtual situation room support, cybersecurity issues and threats, business continuity, as well as disaster preparedness and recovery.

Shafiq Jamal has also worked closely with C-suite executives, mid-level management, and front-line employees, on preparing and rolling out communications strategies and plans on issues of corporate restructuring, operational efficiency, mergers and acquisitions, hostile takeovers, change management, name, and identity changes, and on conveying new company visions and directions.

Shafiq Jamal has provided counsel on issues that have included data and security breaches, global disease, and virus outbreaks (including COVID-19, Ebola, Avian Flu, and SARS), real estate project opposition, healthcare issues, loss of life, employee misconduct, weather disasters, labour contract disputes, community opposition, product recalls (including beef), product tampering, hostile takeovers, insider trading, hazmat situations, land rezoning, and bomb scares.

Sectors Shafiq Jamal has worked in extensively include agriculture, oil and gas, technology, telecommunications, retail, real estate, healthcare, transportation, life sciences, financial services, marine transport, hospitality, and consumer goods and services.

Before starting his independent consulting practice, Shafiq Jamal held the position of Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Weber Shandwick’s Vancouver office. Under his watch, the Vancouver team doubled in size and added strength at every level. Shafiq was instrumental in fostering relationships with new clients and was a force in raising brand awareness and recognition for the agency in the local market.

Shafiq Jamal has also held senior positions with Edelman Worldwide, the Retail Council of Canada, Best Buy Canada Ltd., (in their corporate office), Hill & Knowlton, Hoggan & Associates, and Wilcox Group.

Shafiq Jamal has more than twenty-six years of experience in increasingly senior roles in the consulting world and corporate sector, where he has demonstrated leadership in working on some diverse, challenging, and contentious issues and project campaigns with the CEOs and executives of several leading North American and International companies and organizations.

His consulting experience covers a broad cross-section of industry sectors including marine transport, oil and gas, clean energy, technology, telecommunications, retail, real estate, healthcare, transportation, life sciences, financial services, learning institutions, hospitality, and consumer goods and services.

Shafiq Jamal has garnered extensive experience in crisis, issues, and reputational risk management, corporate and financial communications, media relations, media training, public affairs, consumer brand communications, community relations, internal communications, and event management. Shafiq has also worked with clients on crisis planning and preparedness, crisis, and earned media training, crisis communications strategy and execution, real-time hands-on and virtual situation room support, business continuity, and disaster preparedness.

Shafiq Jamal has established a reputation and garnered the industry’s respect in Western Canada, as a crisis expert, providing clients with solid strategic thinking, media relations, and competitive intelligence gathering skills. He has provided counsel on issues that have included product recalls, product tampering, hostile takeovers, insider trading, hazmat situations, bomb scares, loss of life, employee misconduct, land rezoning, labour contract disputes, and community opposition.

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Shafiq Jamal Topic Presentations

Crisis: Issues: Reputational Risk Management

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Reputation Recovery

Cybersecurity Issues and Threats

Business Continuity

Communications Strategies

Data and Security Breaches

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