Centre of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science

CNDS Organisation

CNDS has an organisation that ensures collaboration between the involved departments at three universities: 

CNDS is steered by a director and a board. The director is responsible for the daily operations. Giuliano Di Baldassarre (Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University) is the director and Klas Hjort (Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University) is the deputy director.

CNDS Board
The CNDS Board consists of representatives from all three universities that are involved in CNDS as well as one PhD student representative and one representative from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB). The current board members include:

  • Fredrik Bynander (chair) - Swedish Defence University
  • Mikael Granberg - Karlstad University
  • Bodil Lundberg - MSB representative
  • Charles Parker (deputy chair) - Uppsala University
  • Anna Rutgersson - Uppsala University
  • Maximilian Wanner (PhD Student representative) - Uppsala University

Management Group

  • Cecilia Albin - Uppsala University
  • Steffi Burchardt - Uppsala University
  • Giuliano Di Baldassarre (director) - Uppsala University
  • Klas Hjort (deputy director) - Uppsala University
  • Daniel Nohrstedt (research coordinator) - Uppsala University
  • Lars Nyberg - Karlstad University
  • Monika Rydstedt Nyman - Karlstad University
  • Stephanie Young - Swedish Defence University

Communication Group

  • Frederike Albrecht - Uppsala University
  • Giuliano Di Baldassarre - Uppsala University
  • Emelie Hindersson - Karlstad University
  • Johanna Mård - Uppsala University
  • Stephanie Young - Swedish Defence University