I have three main responsibilities as a member of the GEM Secretariat: facilitate interactions of Scientific Board; work toward development of new sponsorship; and "strategic initiatives," including development of the sustainability plan for the Phase 2 working programme and contribution to use cases. I am also EERI Housner fellow and licensed structural engineer in CA, and I was involved in GEM during its formation from 2007 through 2009.
Location: USA , Oakland, CA Organisation: GEM Foundation Role: Scientific Board Manager
Areas of interest / Expertise:
- My primary professional interest is how to grow the financial resilience to earthquakes.