Dr Lee Bosher is a Reader in Disaster Risk Management in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering at Loughborough University. Lee is a social scientist and has been central to developing a portfolio of projects related to DRM and the inter-disciplinary integration of proactive hazard mitigation strategies into the decision-making processes of key construction and non-construction stakeholders. Lee is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and Coordinator of the International Building Council’s CIB Working Commission (W120) on ‘Disasters and the Built Environment’. He has recently co-authored (with Dr Ksenia Chmutina) a text book ‘Disaster Risk Reduction for the built environment’. Twitter:@leebosher.