Institute of Civil Protection and
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Uniting Academics with Professionals to
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Professor David Alexander

DavidALexanderLargeDavid Alexander is Professor of Risk and Disaster Reduction at University College London. His books include "Natural Disasters", "Confronting Catastrophe", "Principles of Emergency Planning and Management", "Recovery from Disaster" (with Ian Davis) and "How to Write an Emergency Plan".

He is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. His research and teaching interests include natural hazards, earthquake disasters, culture and disasters, and emergency planning and management. David Alexander is Visiting Professor at Northumbria, Bournemouth and Lund Universities, Research Fellow at the Global Risk Forum GRF Davos, and Vice-President and Trustee of ICPEM.