In Episode 115 of the podcast, we interviewed Piyali Mandal who is leading the way with research on how AI is impacting the world of crisis and disaster management. We spoke about crisis communication messaging, how AI can help with forecasting risk, how it’s not emotionally intelligent, as well as scenario and exercise planning.  

Piyali Mandal on LinkedIn

Show Notes:

1. The BCI Emergency and Crisis Communications Report 2023, sponsored by F24. Available at:
2. The Conference Board® C-Suite Outlook 2023 On the Edge Driving Growth and Mitigating Risk Amid Extreme Volatility. Available at:
3. Küsters, A. (2022). AI as Systemic Risk in a Polycrisis: The Danger of Algorithmic Prediction in Unknown Environments. CEP Adhoc. Available at: