- Professor Robina Xavier
- Executive Dean
QUT Business School,
Administration Services - Business,
Executive Dean's Office - Business
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M(Bus) (Queensland University of Technology), BBus(Comm) (Queensland Inst. of Technology), GradDipAppFin&Invest (Non-Tertiary)
crisis management, investor relations, public relations, stakeholder engagement
Associate Professor Robina Xavier has more than 20 years experience in public relations practice and education. She is a senior faculty member at the QUT in Brisbane, which offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research-based public relations programs.
After starting her career with the federal government in Canberra, Robina moved to consulting, working primarily with private and public sector clients on investor relations and issues management. Prior to joining QUT, she managed the corporate and finance division for Turnbull Fox Phillips in Queensland. Her teaching experience spans undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programs. She has received numerous university awards for her excellence in teaching and learning, and has been selected as a QUT teach fellow.
Robina plays and active role in the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA), having been a former state president and national vice president. She is currently national president and is a former chair of the National Education Committee. She is a fellow of the PRIA and the Financial Institute of Australasia.
Robina’s research interests include crisis management, investor relations and public relations planning and evaluation. Her research work has been showcased at national and international conferences and in academic and industry journals.
- Influences on shareholder communication
- Issues management
- Ethical decision making and crisis
2008: Australian Learning and Teaching Council – Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
- Public relations
- Crisis communication
- Corporate communication
- Investor relations
For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.