Erica Seville, Ph.D.

Dr. Erica Seville

Co-Leader of the Resilient Organisations community and Director of ResOrgs Ltd.

Erica Seville co-leads Resilient Organisations, a public‐good research programme involving a team of over 35 researchers, working collaboratively to improve the resilience of organizations so they can both survive adversity and thrive in a world of uncertainty.

A leading researcher in the field of organizational resilience, Erica is author of the book Resilient Organizations: How to survive, thrive and create opportunities through crisis and change; she has authored over 100 research articles and is a regular international speaker on resilience.  Erica leads the Pathways to Resilience Flagship within QuakeCoRE, the New Zealand Center of Research Excellence dedicated to improving earthquake resilience.  She is also the only non-Australian member of the Resilience Expert Advisory Group (REAG), providing advice and support to the Australian Federal Government on organizational resilience issues.

Erica is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering at the University of Canterbury and has a Ph.D. in risk management.