TIEMS Advisory Board
1. Sandro Bologna (Italy)
§ Chair of TIEMS International Program Committee (TIPC)
2. Meen Poudyal Chhetri (Nepal)
§ Chair of TIEMS Paper Review Committee (TPRC)
3. Joseph Pollack (USA)
§ TIEMS Editor with main responsibility for TIEMS Regular Newsletter
4. Alex Fullick (Canada)
§ TIEMS Editor with main responsibility for TIEMS Scientific Articles Newsletter
5. Samantha Ueno (UK)
§ TIEMS Editor with main responsibility for TIEMS on Social Media
6. Shakir Katea (Iraq)
§ TIEMS Task Force Activity Officer
7. Ranko Britvic (Croatia)
§ TIEMS Officer for Sponsorship, Partnership and Exhibitors
8. Wenlong Yang (China)
§ TIEMS Asia Secretariat Officer
9. George Markowsky (USA)
§ Chair of TIEMS Education, Training and Certification Programs
10. Yukio Fujinawa (Japan)
§ Chair of TIEMS Disaster Early Warning Task Force Group
11. Nina Frolova (Russia)
§ TIEMS Research and Technology Development Coordinator
12. Chen Ran (China)
§ TIEMS Emergency Medicine Committee (TEMC) Director
TIEMS Chair for the Advisory Board is, Jaroslav Pejcoch (Czech Republic)
Sandro Bologna (Italy)
Sandro Bologna, graduated in physics from Rome University, has 35+ years experience at ENEA (The Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) and abroad, where he has held positions as Researcher, Head of Research Units, and Head of Research Projects at national and international levels.
While working at ENEA his main research topics have been on system safety and reliability, decision support systems, risk analysis and risk management. Recent main research activities deal with Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience, with a special emphasis to vulnerability and interdependencies modeling, simulation and analysis.
Former President of the Italian Association of Critical Infrastructure Experts, at the present he is independent researcher and freelance expert for the participation to National and International Research Projects in the field of Cyber security and Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience.
Meen B. Poudyal Chhetri (Nepal)
Joseph Pollack (USA)
Alex Fullick (Canada)
Alex Fullick is TIEMS Editor with main responsibility for TIEMS Scientific Articles Newsletter
Alex Fullick, MBCI, CBCP, CBRA, v3ITIL has been assisting major Canadian organizations initiate and manage customized Business Continuity Management (BCM) programs for over 19 years. He is the Founder and Managing Director of StoneRoad, a consultancy and training firm specializing in BCM.
During his career, Alex Fullick has;
- Performed numerous Business Impacts Analysis (BIA) workshops
- Developed business contingency / disaster recovery strategies and plans
- Developed and implemented Crisis Management Teams and structures
- Created training and awareness programs
- Implemented communication strategies
- Facilitated and coordinated many Disaster Recovery (DR) / Business Continuity tests and exercises; the largest of which included the coordination of teams in 3 countries with over 170 participants from both business and technology groups
He has routinely been asked to present at global BCM/DR conferences and is the author of several books, including; “Heads in the Sand; What Stops Corporations from Seeing Business Continuity as a Social Responsibility”, “Business Impact Analysis (BIA): Building the Foundation for a Strong Business Continuity Program”, “Testing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans” and “Watch Your Step: The Slips, Trips, Traps and Falls of Managing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Programs.” All his books are helpful manuals with tips and advice for hesitant companies who want to develop a BCM program but don’t know where to start, or have difficulty understanding why their current program is not as effective as it could be.
Alex is currently working on his 7th book.
He has his Member level certification with the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI); earned his Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) status with the Disaster Recovery Institute, and holds a Certified Business Resiliency Auditor (CBRA) designation and is foundation certified in the ITIL methodology.
Samantha Ueno (UK)
Samantha Ueno is a British freelance writer residing in Japan. She is currently responsible for The Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) Social media communication platforms and is studying an Mphil in Technology Policy at the University of Cambridge. She is interested in the use of digital technology to reduce the impact of disasters and is presently research Big Data disaster tracking and the societal value of Emergency apps.