Since 2019, Chris Sedunary has been a staff member the South Australian Country Fire Service (SACFS), working as Community Engagement and Partners Project Officer. In this role Chris works with businesses and organisations to be prepared for Bushfire and other emergencies before, during and after they happen, with business continuity planning being a key element. This role has a focus on at risk and vulnerable groups such as young people, elderly and CALD communities. His operational roles include planning and public information. Chris has also been a volunteer firefighter with the SACFS since 2006 undertaking various roles including Brigade Captain and Trainer.
From 2014 to 2019 Chris was a teacher of Science and Maths across both Primary and Secondary schools. In this space his passion was in using project and problem-based learning to apply science and maths to real world problems while developing critical and creative thinking through problem solving.
Chris has studied a range of degrees relating to Education and Emergency management including a Bachelor of Psychological Science and Graduate Diploma in Education at The University of Adelaide, Master of Science at Curtin University, and a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management at Charles Sturt University.