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Karen Barns

Senior Risk and Resilience Consultant / Arup


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Karen Barns is a senior risk and resilience consultant with Arup based in their San Francisco office. Her work focuses on the use of risk analysis to help cities and organizations understand, mitigate, and adapt, to reduce the potential impacts from natural hazards. She has spent the last 10 years working in the field of risk management with clients from the private, public and nonprofit sectors. She holds an MS in Civil Engineering focused on disaster risk management and resilience from Stanford University.