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 Expert  722886

Expert in Risk Management Consulting Services Specializing in Business Continuity and Emergency Planning


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Australia
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has managed, reviewed, and planned for a range of natural and man-made disasters since the late 1980s. His disaster experience includes earthquake, hurricanes, wildfire, and chemical spills and toxic plumes. He is knowledgeable of management issues including prevention, planning, response (co-ordination and control), and recovery.
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disaster

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disaster planning

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emergency management

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hazard

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risk characterization

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risk management

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business continuity planning

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risk

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emergency service


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   B.A. (Hons)   Geography, History, Politics   Flinders University  
1975   Dip. Ed.   Education   Flinders University  
1987   Dip. Env. St.   Environmental Management   University of Adelaide  
2005   Ph.D. (incomplete)   Risk Management   University of Adelaide  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to 2005

 

City of Adelaide

 

Strategy & Policy

 

Principal Environment Officer

 

Expert was responsible for developing a revised approach to environmental management based on sustainability partnerships across stakeholders and a risk management approach to environmental management issues.

1996 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Professional Development & Leadership

 

Lecturer

 

He is responsible for the development and delivery of four distance learning modules in Vulnerability Assessment; Risk Communication; Capability Development; and Exercise Management. He conducts classes by distance learning and off shore, face-to-face delivery (into Asia).

1997 to 1998

 

Commonwealth Government

 

Emergency Management Australia

 

Acting Director, Australian Emergency Management Institute

 

Expert was responsible for management of the Australian Emergency Management Institute—the Commonwealth's center for research, education and doctrine development in disaster management. He had a staff of 46 and an annual budget of $10,000,000.

1994 to 1997

 

Commonwealth Government

 

Emergency Management Australia

 

Deputy Director, Australian Emergency Management Institute

 

He was responsible for managing the development and promulgation of national best practice in disaster management.

1989 to 1997

 

Commonwealth Government

 

Emergency Management Australia

 

Disaster Management Consultancy Co-ordinator & Program Manager of the Information & Research Program

 

Expert was responsible for developing best practice professional development products in hazard analysis, hazard management, and counter-disaster planning.

1988 to 1989

 

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Emergency Management Australia

 

Senior Training Officer

 

He was responsible for the development and delivery of educational products and national workshops in emergency management.

1976 to 1987

 

Education Department of South Australia

 


 

High School Teacher

 

Expert taught Year 12 Geography and History, and developed curriculum at the State level (Environmental Studies and Local History).


Career Accomplishments:
Licenses/Certifications

Expert holds a Disaster Services Administration Certificate (DSAC).


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has authored 24 publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Kardoorair  
 - Natural Disaster Management  
 - Australian National University  
 - The Inquest Handbook  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1987 to 1998   Emergency Management Australia   Deputy Director   Expert developed best practice approaches to hazard analysis and emergency management. He developed National Guidelines for Emergency Risk Management, and delivered consultancy services to major national risk exposures: process industries, manufacturing, and communications. He served on the Australia/New Zealand taskforce for major hazardous industries.
1998 to 2005   City of Adelaide   Principal Environment Officer   He introduced a risk management approach to environmental management. He integrated OH&S systems with environmental management systems.

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