Emma Parkinson - Rendered on: 15/11/2018 21:30:54

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Senior Lecturer


Coventry University


Emma is Senior Lecturer, Emergency Planning and Management at Coventry University. She leads the modules in Emergency Planning and Management and teaches across a range of subject areas, including risk management, the aetiology of disaster, emergency planning (UK and international), command and control, safety cultures, dealing with emergencies in the UK, crisis and incident management, and testing training and exercising of emergency arrangements.

Emma started her career as Crowd Safety Management Manager of the UK's largest voluntary stewarding organisation (Oxfam), placing staff at major events all over the UK. Following this she held the posts of Head of Department and Senior Lecturer- Security & Resilience at Buckinghamshire New University and was Course Leader for Foundation and Batchelor's degrees in Crowd Safety Management. Emma specialises in crowd safety management and contemporary issues for crowded places and is currently developing a new range of undergraduate and post-graduate courses, available in autumn 2018.