Wayne Harrop

Director of the Centre for Disaster Management (Applied Research Group)

 

Geography, Environment and Disaster Management.
FACULTY OF BUSINESS,ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB

 

George Eliot Building
Room: GE412
 
Main Duties: Responsible for industry partnerships, and the centre's applied research Held the position of programme manager for CPD studies in Emergency Management and Business Continuity Management

Qualifications:

  • B.A (Hons), Disaster Studies, Coventry University
  • Certificate, SITO
  • CAN, Environmental Science
Research Interests:

  • Resilience
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Security and Crisis Management
  • Pandemic planning strategies
  • Counter terrorism
  • Emergency Management
  • Risk Management (including Dynamic and analytical risk)
  • Aviation Security
Selected Outputs:

  • Harrop, W. (2005) 'Business Continuity Spotlight Falls on SMEs'. Computer Weekly Magazine
Selected Funding:

  • 2008, Developing multinational client bank of exercise scenarios for international operations, Private Sector, £30,000
Teaching:

  • Responsible for the partial delivery of taught MSc modules and Diploma tuition to career professionals undertaking study in Business Continuity Management and Emergency Planning
  • Support a range of undergraduate disaster management programmes taught in the Centre for Disaster Management
  • Module leader on intensive postgraduate studies covering business continuity, risk assessment modules and final research dissertation projects.
  • Project and programme management, incident management with specific case studies drawn from terrorism and natural disasters such as 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina
Other Responsibilities:

  • Director of the Centre for Disaster Management (ARG) specialising in industry facing CPD activities, applied research and international programme delivery spanning crisis, continuity, security emergency and risk management domains
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