About Us

Our History

Risk Frontiers was established in 1994 by Macquarie University Professor Russell Blong. It was in the early days of catastrophic loss modelling. Over 20 years later, Risk Frontiers is now the longest running natural hazards research centre in the country.

Media Centre

Risk Frontiers staff are available to give expert comment about their research, current disasters or more general topics surrounding risk and catastrophic events. Media can contact Risk Frontiers on (02) 9850 9683 or email riskfrontiers@mq.edu.au.

Please check individual staff pages for their areas of expertise.

Our Clients

Risk Frontiers has a long history of working with the market-leading local and international insurance companies as well as major government bodies.  We have also provided expert advice to large Australian corporations and partnered with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.

Contact Us

Risk Frontiers
c/- Access Macquarie Limited
Level 2, 160 Herring Road
Macquarie University  NSW  2109

Phone: (02) 9850 9683
Email: info@riskfrontiers.com


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Career Opportunities

Senior Research Consultant

  • St Leonards, Sydney
  • Challenging and interesting projects
  • Diverse and high performing team

Risk Frontiers is a leading independent research and development company, focused on providing practical and pragmatic solutions to interesting and challenging risk and resilience problems. Risk Frontiers works will global insurance companies, infrastructure corporations and the government and non-government sectors to deliver risk modelling, risk management, resilience and social research solutions. Our research expertise covers natural hazards, climate change, cyber security, infrastructure vulnerability and the human dimensions of risk.

An exciting opportunity is available for an innovative, adaptable and strategic thinker, with excellent research and analytical skills to join our risk and resilience team as we continue to grow and enter new markets. You will be responsible for engaging with Risk Frontiers’ clients to undertake a diversity of research, evaluation and consulting projects focused in areas of social research and resilience. You will lead the completion of high quality facilitation, advice, plans and reports to ultimately improve the management of risk and the resilience of organisations and communities.

About you

  • Demonstrated thought leader with highly developed research, analytical and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills, including written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated strategic and innovative thinking with the ability to develop unique solutions to address complex problems
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Previous professional services experience is desirable
  • A post graduate research degree or equivalent industry experience is desirable

Located at St Leonards with a short walk to public transport, we offer flexible working options, professional development and a great team working environment to foster your potential.

To apply please forward a covering letter and resume outlining your suitability. All applicants are encouraged to obtain an information package by contacting Carol Robertson at info@riskfrontiers.com.