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Re: Welcome!

From: Kristin Hoskin <kh@kestrel.co.nz>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 19:44:25 +1300
Message-Id: <437AC84F-1A1F-49B4-B337-76B5BEDACF81@kestrel.co.nz>
To: public-xg-eiif <public-xg-eiif@w3.org>

As with Gavin I apologise for my late hello. I am a little snowed  
under at the moment and will be keeping a low profile until the end of  
next week but after that I promise to be more vocal but for now here  
is my quick intro:

My name is  Kristin and I work for Kestrel Group in New Zealand. I  
work with a range of organisations as a consultant in Emergency  
Management and also head risk management projects for New Zealand's  
largest engineering think-tank, CAENZ, where my current main focus is  
natural hazard management and land use planning interfaces.

In addition to those paid activities I am a Branch Councillor for the  
NZ Branch of the Institution of Fire Engineers, heavily involved in a  
number of committees for the International Association of Emergency  
Managers (I'm also VP for the Oceania Region) and am a member of a  
number of other risk and emergency management related organisations.

One of my strong interests is in risk communication a field I've been  
heavily involved in for about 3 years. My particular interests lie in  
inter-organisational co-operative engagement for risk, crisis,  
business continuity and emergency management and public consultation  
of hazard issues. My interest in risk communication is the primary  
reason I am interested in W3C EIIF both by contributing and learning  
from others.

Cheers all


Kristin Hoskin - Associate Director
kh@kestrel.co.nz - M 027 226 3072
Christchurch Office - New Zealand - P +64 3 343 6169 - F +64 3 343 6161
Kestrel Group - Risk and Emergency Management - www.kestrel.co.nz
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