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Personal

Name
Dr Paul Barnes
Discipline *
Other Studies in Human Society, Public Health and Health Services
Phone
+61 7 3138 5612
Fax
+61 7 3138 3369
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Griffith University)

Professional memberships
and associations
Honorary Fellow: Centre for Environment and Population Health, Griffith University  Member:
  • Global Risk Network (World Economic Forum)
  • International Institute for Administrative Science – Research Project Group V: Providing for Security and Safety
  • Advisory Board: Centre for Business Continuity and Risk Management, Hagan School of Business, Iona College, New York.
  • Editorial Board: The International Journal of Business Continuity & Risk Management (Inderscience)
  • Editorial Board: Journal of Emergency Management (Weston Medical Publishing)
Deputy Director of QUT’s Centre for Emergency & Disaster Management (CEDM) and leader the Centre’s Infrastructure Program.
Keywords

Business Continuity Planning, Organisational Vulnerability Analysis, Risk & Disaster Management

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Barnes is Deputy Director of QUT’s Centre for Emergency & Disaster Management (CEDM) and he leads the Centre’s Infrastructure Program.   He has wide experience in public sector and specialist management roles at both the State and Federal level.  Within the emergency services arena, he was the inaugural Manager of the State Community Safety Unit of the Queensland Fire & Rescue Authority (QFRA) where he coordinated research on emergency response infrastructure and resource planning, oversaw policy and legislative support for regulatory fire safety & fire prevention, as well as provided executive coordination of Workplace Health & Safety for first responders.  Advice provision also included safety and risk assessment requirements for large-scale developments (including major hazardous facilities) with emphasis on Emergency Response Planning.  During his period with the QFRA, he chaired the National Community Education Sub-Group of the Australasian Fire Authorities Council. As Corporate Risk Manager of the Queensland Department of Primary Industries (QDPI), he oversaw development of Corporate Standards and governance framework covering risk management, crisis management and business continuity planning, as well as waste and environmental management.  He also represented the Department on a number of high-level working groups related to critical infrastructure protection and the development of whole-of-government (QLD) capacities in crisis management, including biosecurity. Before joining QUT he was Director of Security Policy development within the Defence Security Authority, Canberra.  In this role he coordinated activities supporting Defence Department outcomes related to security risk management, security policy development and physical security of Defence installations.
Research Interests
  • Risk & disaster management
  • Business continuity management,
  • National-level risk assessment
This information has been contributed by Dr Paul Barnes.

Teaching

Teaching Interests

  • Emergency & Disaster Management
  • Operational Risk management
  • Business Continuity Management
This information has been contributed by Dr Paul Barnes.

Experience

 Past Experience ºNational Chair: Community Education Sub-group. Australasian Fire Authorities Council (AFAC), Lead and co-ordinate national development of strategies for community-focussed fire prevention activities among Australian Fire Authorities  º National Community Safety Strategy Group: AFAC. Nominee (Queensland Fire & Rescue Authority), Define strategic directions and make policy recommendations to the Board of the AFAC  º The State Disaster Mitigation Committee: (Queensland Government), Nominee (Queensland. Dept. of Primary Industries) Coordinate State-level mitigation strategies and planning for natural disaster relief – local government focus.  º The State Disaster Coordination Group: (Queensland Government), Nominee (Queensland. Dept. of Primary Industries) Coordinate logistical support on an all-of-government basis to disaster district and state-level disaster management activities for both natural and socio-technical disasters.  º The Inter-departmental Working Group on Capability planning – Chemical, Biological & Radiological Terrorist Emergencies: (Queensland Government), Nominee (Queensland Fire & Rescue Authority and Queensland. Dept. of Primary Industries),  Identify capability gaps and required response enhancements as part of crisis and consequence planning (Olympic-related events in Queensland, CHOGM (1) and (2)).  º The Multi-agency Threat Assessment Team: (Queensland Government), Principle Liaison Officer (Queensland. Dept. of Primary Industries) Carryout real-time threat assessments and/or contingency-based consequence assessments for the Queensland Police Service (or others) during CBRIE or other extreme events  º Ecosystems-based Working Group: (National Oceans Office), Member (by Invitation) The NOO had responsibility for implementing Oceans Policy across Australia.

This information has been contributed by Dr Paul Barnes.

Publications


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Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2010
Details
Invited memeber of the Editorial Board: Journal of Emergency Management (Weston Medical Publishing)
Type
Appointment to State/National/International Reference Group or Government Committees
Reference year
2008
Details
Member of the Advisory Board: Centre for Business Continuity and Risk Management, Hagan School of Business, Iona College, New York.
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2008
Details
Editorial Board Member: The International Journal of Business Continuity & Risk Management (Inderscience)
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2007
Details
The Australian Academy of Science sponsored High Flyers Think Tank ¿ Extreme Natural Hazards, "Anticipating Vulnerabilities in Infrastructure(s)," University of Melbourne
Type
Appointment to State/National/International Reference Group or Government Committees
Reference year
2005
Details
Invited member of a Steering Committee of an Australian Research Council funded (A National Academies Forum & Australian Academy of Science) Project to prepare a report: "The changing risk environment: ideas for a new Australian policy framework for handling risks."
Type
Appointment to State/National/International Reference Group or Government Committees
Reference year
2002
Details
Member: Multi-Agency Threat assessment Team (Chemical, Biological, Radiological & other extreme events), Queensland Government (1998-2002).
Type
Appointment to State/National/International Reference Group or Government Committees
Reference year
2002
Details
Member: State Counter Disaster Coordination Group & State Disaster Mitigation Committees (Queensland State Government) 1997-2002
Type
Membership of Review Panels on Prestigious Grant Applications
Reference year
2001
Details
European Commission Expert Evaluator (FP6 & 7): (Risk Management & Governance)
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
1999
Details
Chair: National Community Education Sub-group, Australasian Fire Authorities Council
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
1994
Details
National Occupational Health & Safety Council Priority PhD Research Scholarship (AUD$50,000)

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
The Airport Metropolis: Managing the Interfaces
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0775225
Start year
2007
Keywords
land use planning; infrastructure; governance; economic development; airports; urban development;
Title
Airports of the Future
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0990135
Start year
2009
Keywords
Complex Systems Engineering; Airport Operations Management; Business Process Modelling; Surveillance and Identity Management; Human Systems Interaction; Risk and Emergency Management;

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