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Janie Jordan
Gaia Coaching Group

With more than 25 years international experience in high stakes communication, Jane is respected internationally for coaching senior management, Board members and top government officials. She has led intensive private sector training programs in Australia, New Zealand and North America, and coached Australian officials at the highest levels of Federal and State government. She pioneered a 4-stage approach to crises communication, and her book has been described as the “current gold standard on what to communicate, with whom and at what stage of the crisis.”

A co-founder and former CEO of Media Skills™, Australia’s leading learning and development firm, Jane now licenses its proven methodology internationally. As a Master Trainer, she achieves unrivalled results from adult learners. Prior to developing her ground breaking approach to high-stakes executive media training and coaching, Jane founded and successfully developed Jordan Hardingham, where marketing and communications programs she created for clients won numerous awards.

At the forefront of media and communications training since the 1990s, Jane’s high-stakes communication projects have included coaching the liquidator for HIH Insurance, Australia’s largest corporate collapse and designing, then delivering a 2-year, comprehensive crisis communication training program for the 2000 Olympics (Sydney). She developed a master class on crisis communication planning in the digital age for clients, including the NSW Food Authority. Participants included high-level representatives from all the major food industries and associations in Australia and New Zealand.

Her media training and crisis media management course graduates range from front-line employees such as security guards, ferry deck hands and call centre operators to accountants, analysts, lawyers, scientists, and CEO’s in Australia, New Zealand and North America, across a wide spectrum of industries.

Jane is a highly sought after speaker, and recognized influencer on high-stakes communication. The second edition of her book, The Four Highly Effective Stages of Crisis Management: How to Manage the Media in the Digital Age published by CRC Press in 2011, will be released in 2015.

Jane holds a Masters in Communication Management from University of Technology, Sydney and a Train the Trainer certificate from Macquarie University. She has been a guest lecturer on crises communication and strategic communication at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels at prestigious communication schools including UC Berkeley and Penn State Universities (USA), Charles Sturt University and the University of Technology, Sydney.




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