Jo Horrocks
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Jo Horrocks

Earthquake Commission / Kōmihana Rūwhenua

Chief resilience and research officer

  • Joined EQC after 13 years at the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
  • Led development of the National Disaster Resilience Strategy, as well as other strategic national policies and programmes.


Ministry of Health / Manatū Hauora
Project Manager Emergency Management
May 2003 - Oct 2006
Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management
Team Leader National Planning
Oct 2006 - Feb 2013
Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management
Principal Advisor Emergency Management
Mar 2013 - Jun 2019
Earthquake Commission / Kōmihana Rūwhenua
Chief Resilience & Research Officer, Head of Resilience Strategy and Research
Jul 2019 - Present

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