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Resilience Shift Policy Symposium - Dr Juliet Mian


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The Resilience Shift Policy Symposium took place on Wed 15 May 2019 in Melbourne Australia. This presentation was by Dr Juliet Mian, Technical Director of the Resilience Shift, who introduced the event. The Symposium explored ways to incentivise resilience - by understanding the key drivers, and exploring the use of different policy approaches to enhance critical infrastructure resilience.

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Resilience Shift Policy Symposium - Dr Juliet Mian

  1. 1. A global initiative to catalyse resilience within and between critical infrastructure sectors Dr Juliet Mian | Technical Director
  2. 2. V U C A The safety and well-being of billions of people depends on infrastructure systems that can deliver critical services … that can provide, protect or connect us - whatever the future has in store.
  3. 3. The context of critical infrastructure • Ageing and deteriorating assets • Extreme weather events and climate change • Fragmented governance systems • Interconnected and interdependent systems • Long life assets and uncertain future • Existing and new technologies • Socio-technical systems • Changing customer expectations • Tension between resilience and efficiency/productivity
  4. 4. Resilience building allows you to prevent or mitigate against shocks and stresses you identify and better able to respond to those you can’t predict or avoid.
  5. 5. Resilience requires some understanding and consideration of complexity and the interdependence of systems and services underpinning modern life.
  6. 6. A global initiative to build resilience within and between key critical infrastructure sectors. We want to shift how we plan, finance, design, deliver and operate critical infrastructure in practice, to make it more resilient, to make sure society gets the services it needs. What is the Resilience Shift? “ “
  7. 7. A diverse range of collaborators
  8. 8. 01 02 03 Our work is broadly structured under three themes Tools and approaches Identifying the drivers of change Common understanding of resilience across sectors
  9. 9. Theme 2 – Resilience Drivers Putting resilience into practice depends strongly on incentives emerging from standards setting bodies, public policy including regulation, as well as from insurance and the finance industries, and the views of the public.
  10. 10. Industry sector 2 Industry sector 3 Industry sector 4 etc Industry sector 1 Drivers and incentives Legislation Regulation Codesandstandards Financialincentives Businessdrivers(ESG,TCFD) Publicpolicy Insurance Customer&Businessdemand
  11. 11. A value-driven approach Return on investment Increased economic growth and productivity Minimal service interruptions Reduced carbon emissions
  12. 12. Thank you @resilienceshift The Resilience Shift