2018 Speaker

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Matthew Godsoe
Manager, Research Unit, Public Safety Canada

Matthew Godsoe manages the Emergency Management Research Unit at Public Safety Canada. Before joining PS, Mr. Godsoe worked as manager of the Natural Hazards Portfolio at the Defence Research and Development Canada Centre for Security Science. Matthew is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Emergency Management the ResiliencebyDesign Lab, at Royal Roads University; he also holds a Master of Arts in Disaster and Emergency Management, a Graduate Certificate in Counter-terrorism studies, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. His research interests are focused on building linkages between the variables that make communities resilient against all threat and hazard types. A former technical rescue instructor, he remains operational by volunteering as an incident commander with Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue.