Geoffrey Rowan is a former major-media journalist in the United States and Canada and a long-time communications consultant. He is a former partner and managing director of Ketchum Public Relations Canada.
Rowan’s issues management experience is extensive. He has helped organizations prepare for and navigate complex issues including war, pandemic, natural disasters, security and privacy breaches, labour disputes, product recalls, product tampering, workplace accidents and major crimes.
Rowan is experienced in stakeholder relations programs that include all levels of government, industry organizations, public and private companies, unions, academia, financial and industry analysts, and employee communications. He is a frequent guest commentator on reputation management issues.
Rowan is a senior strategic counselor to the board of directors of Until the Last Child, a charity which helps child welfare agencies find permanent homes for children who live in government-sponsored care.