Governance in a Crisis: Responding to Covid-19

Apr 24, 2020

In a new series of webcasts featured in our Governance Resource Centre, senior leaders and experts share their perspectives on the governance response to the Covid
19 crisis, including:

  • The challenges, and opportunities, organisations have experienced so far.
  • The actions a board or organisation can take in response.
  • The changes businesses, the profession and the economy face in the post-pandemic world.

In discussion with Níall Fitzgerald, the interviewees share their experience of navigating their organisations through the challenges presented by the pandemic. They provide advice to boards and executive management who are addressing the impact of the crisis on their organisations. 

  1. Niall Gibbons, Tourism Ireland, shares the perspective of the CEO of an all-island organisation with global operations.
  2. Andy Banks, Partner, Risk Assurance at PwC, offers his advice to boards, audit and risk committees about key considerations when responding to the crisis.
  3. Dr Attracta Lagan, principal of Managing Values, a business ethics consulting firm in Australia, shares her insights and experience from an ethics perspective on dealing with these seismic changes.
  4. Dermot Crowley, Deputy CEO of Dalata Hotel Group Plc, describes the experience of a senior executive of a business operating across Ireland and the UK.
  5. Pamela McCreedy, Chief Operating Officer of the Northern Ireland Audit Office, shares the public sector perspective on responding to the Covid-19 crisis.

The Governance Webcast Series: Responding to Covid-19 is available here