Tetsuya Okada

tetsuya_okada_croppedTetsuya Okada is a PhD student investigating recent disaster recovery and risk reduction processes in Australia and Japan.Tetsuya has been an assistant researcher on projects looking at disaster recovery for the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF), the impacts of flash flooding for the New South Wales State Emergency Service and tephra fall impacts from volcanic eruption in Japan. He also worked in the insurance industry in Japan and has skills in geographical information system (GIS) software.

Tetsuya is also a professionally accredited translator who has translated a number of technical writings on a wide range of natural hazards and associated disasters between English and Japanese. He has Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting from Macquarie University and Western Sydney University.