Our Board, Staff and Science Panel
International Scientific Advisory Panel
An independent panel of experts helps to oversee the research program, providing strategic advice on the quality and overall development of the CRC’s research and education programs to ensure the research is of a high quality.
- (Chair) Prof Carmen Lawrence, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia. Prof Lawrence has previously conducted research for a Bushfire CRC project examining community preparedness.
- Dr Kathleen Tierney, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Natural Hazards Centre, part of the Environment and Society Program in the Institute of Behavioural Science at the University of Colorado.
- Dr Mark Finney, Research Forester with the Fire, Fuel and Smoke Science Program, US Forest Service with 25 years’ experience in fire research.
- Dr Anthony Bergin, Deputy Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, whose role has included looking at national security from an all hazards perspective and disaster management planning.