JS Bank organises ‘Thinking The Unthinkable’ discussion with Nik Gowing
KARACHI: JS Bank organized another discussion by Nik Gowing for a selected audience in Islamabad and was attended by leaders from the corporate sector along with other prominent personalities.
Nik Gowing is a renowned journalist with over three decades of experience. As part of JS Bank’s belief in giving back to the society, a series of debates have been organized. JS Bank’s aimed to provide an alternative platform in order to proactively react to unforeseen events in the current ever-changing 21st century work-space. It is imperative that a more relevant and conversant leadership is sought and developed.
Gowing’s discussion revolved around his report titled “Thinking The Unthinkable”. He discussed his predictions regarding the unexpected events in the world which have had an impact on all of us including the Ebola outbreak, the collapse in oil prices, the migrant crisis in Europe and the changing global political scenario due to the appointment of Donald Trump as the US President. The focus was on the ability to foresee and handle such events is lacking and how leadership on the corporate and public service level are vulnerable to the impact of these unexpected, non-normative events.
The event was hosted by Khalid Imran, President & CEO, JS Bank. Speaking at the event, he said, “It is an honor for us to have Nik Gowing with us and he being able to share his decades of experience in the field of managing information in complex time with all of us. JS Bank had the opportunity to host Nik earlier last year as well and remarkably all his predictions at that time did come true.”—PR
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