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Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Katastrophenforschungsstelle (Disaster Research Unit), Freie Universität Berlin. Consultant and researcher on Urban Disaster Risk Governance: European Commission, USAID, GIZ, among others. PhD in Development Planning at the Bartlett. Research interests on transdisciplinary and evidenced-based research, radical interpretations of disasters (RADIX), disaster vulnerability and climate-resilient urban development, risk and disaster governance.

Other affiliations, memberships, and collaborations

  • CONVERGE Working group Disaster Capitalism & COVID-19. The National Science Foundation Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI), Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder.
  • Associate member of the Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR).
  • Editor of the Journal of Latin American Studies on Disaster Risk Reduction (REDER)
  • Member of i-Rec Network – Information and Research for Reconstruction. i-Rec U Montreal.ca»
  • German Alumni Network for Ecology, Sustainability and Nature Conservation (ANESCo)
  • Member of the Red de Talentos para la Innovación ChileGlobal (Talent Network for Innovation: ChileGlobal).
  • Columnist and member of the RedEncuentros.org
  • ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network
  • Red de Universitarios de Latinoamérica y el Caribe para la Reducción de Riesgos de Emergencias y Desastres, Chile. REDULAC-Chile.
  • Disaster and Emergency Research Network (DERN)
  • Disaster, Conflict and Social Crisis Research Network (DCSCRN)

In the past:

  • Faculty Research Associate at the Extreme Events Institute, Florida International University.
  • Member at Environmental Justice, Urbanisation, and Resilience Research Cluster (EJUR) at the DPU-UCL»
  • Research student member at the UCL Urban Laboratory»
  • Student member at UCL’s Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR)
  • General coordinator of the Network of Chilean Researchers in the UK – REUK»
  • Dissertation Fellow at the Research Center for Vulnerabilities and Socio-natural Disaster (CIVDES) at the Universidad de Chile.
  • International specialist on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation at the Indonesia Climate Mitigation Technical Organization (CLIMIGATO).
  • Co-founder of ChileGlobal Seminars UK»
  • Co-founder of the UCLU Chilean Society»
  • Student member of the Development Studies Association (DSA), UK.
  • Member of International Design Centre Berlin»
  • Student Union Secretary (School of Design), UC-Temuco, Chile.