Michele Nadeem-Baker

Senior Consultant, International Communications and Crisis

Summary
Michele brings 25 years of international communications experience to LHS clients with vast crisis communications, reputation management, broadcast and social media expertise. Michele’s primary LHS responsibilities include: crisis communications, risk reviews and planning, crisis simulation drills, creating domestic and international, strategic and tactical integrated communications plans designed to continually build the conversation and brand confidence with key stakeholders while enhancing value.

Previous Experience
Michele has a deep communications background spanning several different industries having worked as the International Press and Analyst Senior Liaison at Siemens, President and CEO of Media Boston International, Vice President of Communications at DHL Express, Global Vice President of Communications, Chief of Communications and Corporate Officer at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. as well as senior communications and industry analyst relations roles at health and life science companies including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mercer Consulting and Hill & Knowlton. Michele has also served as a broadcast journalist for Boston TV stations.

Sample Client Representation (past and present)

Siemens
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT Industrial Liaison Program
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Samsung
Infosys
FDA
Patient Power
Xeonometrix-BioFocus DPI
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
New England Baptist Hospital
Teradyne
Shareholder.com
American Cancer Society
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
US Army

Skills

Developing and implementing global communications platforms
Crisis Communications plans, simulations and implementations
Communications strategy formulation
Reputation building and reputation management
Increasing brand strength
Identifying and unifying key global messaging
Ensuring RegFD communications compliance globally
Visual storytelling
Creating consumer health awareness and education campaigns
Media training
Congressional hearing testimony prep
Account team leadership
Advocacy relations
Business development
Client relations
Corporate communications
Crisis communications
Marketing
Media relations
Message development
Project management
Public relations for IR
Strategic communications and planning
Strategic counsel
High-impact writing

Education
Leadership Executive Program, Harvard University

Master of Science in Broadcast Journalism, Boston University College of Communication

Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Economics, Boston College

Interests
Yoga, weight training, writing, traveling, gardening, decorating and spending time with friends and family

Organizations
International Board of Directors, Make a Wish International
Former Chair of CLIA (Cruise Line International Association) Communications Board
Boston College Alumni Communications Committee
American Cancer Society
Board Member, Business for Diplomatic Action (BDA)