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Dr John Bates

Victoria State Emergency Service


John is the Victorian SES Fit for Role Project Coordinator. 

He was previously the Research Strategy Director of Natural Hazards Research Australia and the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC. Prior to joining the CRC, John was the Director of the Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience, and has had an extensive career in business development and research utilisation in academic organisations.