Webinar: Crisis leadership – a day in the life of an Incident Controller
Amanda Williamson in conversation with Peter Emmett, Regional Manager, WA, Dynamiq
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About Amanda Williamson
Amanda is an executive leader with 25 years’ experience across a range of Federal and State public sector organisations, most notably serving as a commissioned officer in the Australian Army. Amanda has a comprehensive background leading organisations through cultural reform and enhancing executive structure and governance, and operationally, leading teams within complex and high-threat environments. Amanda has an extensive background in emergency services, commanding the NSW SES response to the Hunter Valley super-storm in 2015, where she led a 700- strong volunteer taskforce to deliver emergency services to over 10,000 community
assistance requests, including hundreds of flood rescues and resupply operations to isolated communities. More recently, she served as the first female Superintendent in the WA Department of Fire and Emergency Services, where she commanded the State-Wide Operational Response Division – a 300 strong force of volunteer emergency responders tasked with providing specialist emergency response
capabilities during major incidents.
A graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, Amanda holds a Masters of International Relations and a Bachelor of Asian Studies. A member of the WA Premier’s Veteran’s Advisory Council, and the Duke of Edinburgh International Award, Amanda is a currently serving Lieutenant Colonel in the Australian Army Reserve and is a veteran of military campaigns in East Timor and Afghanistan.