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Dóra Hjálmarsdóttir

Mrs Dóra Hjálmarsdóttir graduated as a Dipl. Electrical Engineer from the TU in Karlsruhe, Germany. Since 1995 Dóra has worked as an emergency management consultant and risk assessment specialist, involved in emergency management with the main utility companies in Iceland. Her work has involved structuring companies’ emergency management procedures, risk assessment of structures and work procedures, outlining emergency response plans, planning and executing table-top and real-time disaster response exercises and training in co-operation with the Icelandic Civil Protection Authorities, 112 (the Icelandic 911) centre, law enforcement and rescue forces, as well as other response parties. Dora is a member of the IAEM and works for Verkís Consulting Ltd, one of the oldest and largest engineering consultants in Iceland (www.verkis.is)