David E. White

Consultant · Synergy Solutions

Business Development Strategist

Resilience Managing Change Conflict Resolution Corporate Financial Mangement Corporate Sustainability

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Tim Brodhead

Senior Fellow (SiG National) · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

A non-profit pioneer who continues working to create a more resilient society by enhancing inclusion, sustainability, and social innovation

Philanthropy Non-Profit Management Social Innovation Social Finance Sustainability

Connie Mulligan

Professor · University of Florida

Connie Mulligan is interested in understanding patterns of human genetic variation with implications for human health and evolution.

Syrian Refugees Impact of Stress Complex Phenotypes Influence of Genetics on Response to Trauma and Stress Epigenetic Analysis

Paddy McGuinness

Senior Advisor, London · Brunswick Group

Paddy McGuinness advises on crisis and resilience issues, providing senior counsel to clients on ever-evolving business and political risk.

Crisis Management Cyber Security National Secuirty UK Politics UK Business Trends

Bryan Strawser

Principal Consultant & CEO · Bryghtpath LLC

Experienced dynamic speaker & trainer. A leading expert on organizational resiliency, crisis management, & business continuity.

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Crisis & Emergency Management Enterprise Risk Management Crisis Communications Crisis and Issues Management

Regardt Ferreira

Director of the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy and Assistant Professor, Editor Traumatology Journal · Tulane University

His main research focus is on disasters, focusing on disaster resilience and complex systems

Coronavirus COVID-19

Dr. Frances Westley

JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

Putting the SOCIAL in change is the JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation at SiG@Waterloo, which builds capacity for social innovation

Sustainable Development Social Innovation Social Finance Engagement and Social Change Social Innovation and Resilience

Helen Fitzhugh

Senior Research Associate · University of East Anglia

She explores how good intentions are translated within organisations into action & if it is successful in creating positive change.

Policing Good Intentions Translated in Organisations Social Researcher Organisations and Social Value Creative Positive Change in Organisations

Leia Saltzman

Assistant professor of social work · Tulane University

Leia Saltzman is an expert on trauma associated with community violence and mass disaster.

Trauma Posttraumatic growth Mass disaster COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Community Resilience

Bruce Compas

Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Clinical Psychology Training, and Director of Psychology at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center · Vanderbilt University

An expert on how stress affects the physical and mental health of children and families, and the power of coping and preventative measures.

Neurocognitive Deficits Depression Stress Coping and Resilience Huntington Disease Childhood Cancer Survivorship

Professor Simon Tormey

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law · University of Bristol

Exploring political theory, European politics, social critique and continental thought

EU Politics Politics of the Asia-Pacific Region Australian Politics Scottish Independence European Politics

Paul Clifford

Organisational Psychologist · FBG Group

Experienced, informative and engaging speaker who is an expert in helping organisations create solutions to improve performance

Building Employee and Organisational Resilience Strategic Employee Wellbeing Being A Leader With A Difference Recruiting With the End in Mind How to Influence Successfully

Heather Farley, M.D., MHCDS, FACEP

Chief Wellness Officer · ChristianaCare

Dr. Farley, an emergency physician by training, is one of the nation's foremost experts on healthcare worker wellbeing

Change Management Wellbeing Burnout Provider Wellbeing Wellbeing at Work

Steven Melnyk

Professor of Supply Chain Management · Michigan State University

Expert on supply chain implementation and impact, risk and resilience, strategic supply chain management and behavioral research.

Supply Chain Management Metrics Process Management and Improvement Supply Chain Risk and Resilience Certified Management Standards

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Disaster Behavioral Health Military Family Coping Stress, Trauma and PTSD Mental Health for Older Adults Knowledge and Attitudes of Aging

Jin-Won Kim

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Jin-Won Kim’s research focuses on the role of recreation, parks and tourism in the creation of active, healthy and sustainable communities.

Water-Based Recreation and Tourism Public Health and Quality of Life Environmental Justice Applications of Geospatial Technologies in Recreation Park and Tourism

Jesse M. Keenan

Associate Professor · Tulane University School of Architecture

Keenan specializes in real estate, housing, infrastructure and climate change.

Urban and Environmental Planning Climate Finance Mortgage Finance Commercial Real Estate Housing Studies

Keith Sanford, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Dr. Sanford studies interpersonal relationships, married couples and the development of assessment instruments.

Psychometrics Firefighters Parents who have Children with Medical Conditions Couples and Power Couples and Conflict