Dr. Chris Galloway has many years of experience as a journalist and senior public relations specialist. Chris Galloway specialises in issues, crisis and risk communication, with a focus on reputation risk management. He is best known for developing an original methodology to help corporate reputation managers identify and manage reputation threats.
Before launching an academic career, Dr. Galloway was a senior corporate affairs executive, working for organisations including Telecom New Zealand, the New Zealand Meat Board and Public Trust. He is co-editor of a book on public relations issues and crisis management, and has published papers in journals such as Public Relations Review, the Journal of Communication Management, the Asia Pacific Public Relations Journal and Prism.
He has a PhD (Monash), Master of Management [Communication Management] (Distinction), Massey University New Zealand, 2000; a Master of Communications (Merit), Victoria University of Wellington, 1997; APR - Accredited in Public Relations, Public Relations Institute of New Zealand, 1991; and a Bachelor of Arts (University of Auckland), 1971.
He has taught at universities in both Australia and New Zealand. His other interests include the Middle East, especially the way public relations techniques are used to present and position different protagonists. Currently he is working as a Senior Lecturer at the Massey University School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing.