John Rees

– Member of the Steering Group for the ISC project ‘Review of Hazards Definition and Classification’

John is Chief Scientist at the British Geological Survey with interests primarily in multi-hazards and resilience. Previously he was responsible for building transdisciplinary research and partnerships relating to the Resilience to environmental shocks and hazards portfolio of the UK Global Challenges Research Fund and was Natural Hazards Theme Leader at the Natural Environment Research Council. In the latter role he led the UN Major Group for Science and Technology leading up to the Sendai Framework and co-initiated the UK Disaster Research Group as well as the UK Alliance for Disaster Research. He is a visiting Professor at Leicester University.

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