Ian DavisShelter Advisor, Australian Red Cross
Professor, Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction, UCL


Ian Davis, originally an architect, has worked in Disaster Risk and Recovery Management since 1972. His work has been as an author, academic teacher and researcher, NGO director and international consultant. He has alas advised on Governmental Emergency and Risk Reduction Planning, NGO policies, Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction etc.  In 1996 he was awarded the UN Sasakawa Award for his contribution to Disaster Prevention.