Dr George Walker

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Dr George Walker

Name: Dr George Walker
Position: Adjunct Professor
Organisation: James Cook University
Department/Division: Engineering & Physical Sciences
Organisation type: Academic
Website: www.jcu.edu.au
Primary Areas: Building & Construction
Insurance
Expertise: wind engineering; earthquake engineering; building codes; tropical cyclone resistant design; catastrophe insurance; disaster risk management; climate change; disaster loss risk modelling; structural engineering; domestic construction; risk analysis.
Notes: Sen. Lect./Ass Prof, Civil Engineering, James Cook University,1968-89; Ass. Chief, CSIRO DBCE, 1989-1994; Head of Strategic Development/ Senior Risk Analyst, Alexander Howden/Aon Re/Aon Benfield, 1994-present;Led investigation of Cyclone Tracy, 1974-75; Fellow of Institution of Engineers Australia and Australian Institute of Building.2014 Inducted into Qld Engineering Hall of Fame