Keynote Speaker

Alison Whitten

Operations Coordinator, Resilient Melbourne

Alison Whitten is the Resilient Melbourne Operations Coordinator. She is responsible for program management to facilitate successful delivery of the suite of actions developed in the Resilient Melbourne strategy. Alison has a background in urban planning, international development and management consulting. Her planning experience has focused on the intersection of design with food systems, public health, housing and disaster risk mitigation.

Alison has worked professionally across the public, private, and non-profit sectors in Australia, the United States, China and Sub-Saharan Africa. Alison holds a BS in Systems Engineering and a Master in Urban Planning.