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- Ana Maria Cruz: Ph.D., Prime mover: International consultant, industrial risk management and emergency planning for conjoint natural and technological (Natech) disasters in Europe, the United States, Turkey, Japan and China. Her research interests include modeling and assessment of flooding, storm, earthquake, tsunami and climate change – induced impacts on industry and infrastructure systems and surrounding communities. She has worked at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (Italy), Tulane University in New Orleans, Univ of North Texas, and DPRI at Kyoto University.

- Miranta Dandoulaki: Ph.D.: A civil engineer and a planner (NTUA). She has field and research experience in disaster management focusing mainly in risk assessment, emergency planning and public information. She has worked in Earthquake Planning and Protection Organisation of Greece (1994-2002) and in the Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen of the Joint Research Institute, European Commission (2003-2008). She is currently a studies and research officer in EKDDA.

- Antonios Pomonis: Msc.: Structural engineer with an MSc in Earthquake Engineering (Hokkaido University, Japan, 1987). During 1988-92, he was Research Associate at the Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies, University of Cambridge. Since 1993 he has been working in the field of risk assessment with applications for the insurance industry; government authorities and international research bodies. He has carried-out projects in Japan, New Zealand, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Philippines, Costa Rica, Romania, Tunisia and the UK.

- Aikaterini Rempelaki: Farmer: She lives in East Crete island (Greece) and is a farmer. Her family grows olives, grapes, vegetables and other. Like most farmers in Greece her family works also in other sectors (commerce, public administration etc.) to complement their income. In their village they suffered loss of crops from heat waves and hail repetitively. She has experience the consequences and the effects of the Greek state compensation scheme in case of a disaster or emergency.