DRI Malaysia held a DRI Hong Kong Members Get Together Activity (MGTA) on April 15, 2016, at Hotel JEN in Hong Kong.
Twenty members and guests representing banks, insurance companies, the Hong Kong Jockey Club, HKPC, Swire Group, and other organizations attended and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of sharing and networking.
The event started at 4:00 PM with Chairperson Ms. Catherine Edwards giving an update on DRI’s activities. Attendees were impressed by the encouraging growth of certified professionals in Hong Kong over the past 3 years.
An interactive presentation by Mr. Ben Wootliff on Cybersecurity followed. Ben is Managing Director at Control Risk’s Hong Kong Office. Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specializing in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. They support clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-depth investigations, handling sensitive political issues and providing practical on-the ground protection and support.
After Ben’s presentation, attendees enjoyed a coffee break and networking. After the break, participants enjoyed an interesting presentation by Mr. Peter Morgan on “The 7 Deadly Sins of Crisis Management”. Peter is the Director of Potent Prep Ltd and is a recognized expert in leadership, crisis negotiation and communication. After retiring from the Hong Kong Police as an Assistant Commissioner, he is now an Honorary Associate and Fellow in crisis communications for the Hong Kong Police College and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, Hong Kong University.
Lastly, DRI Malaysia held a panel discussion on “Who should be in the Crisis Management Team”. Chairperson Catherine was the Facilitator, with Ben, Peter and DRIHK Secretary Graham Lee as panelists. The event came to an end at 6:00 PM. All enjoyed the sharing and networking. DRI Malaysia looks forward to the next MGTA with more members and friends in Hong Kong.
For more photos, click here for the Flickr album of the event.