Build Capacity and Capability Coordinator, Country Fire Authority
About Niki Habibis
Niki Habibis has twenty years’ experience working with communities to help them understand risk. Niki works for the Country Fire Authority (CFA) as the Build Capacity and Capability Coordinator. The focus of this role is to build the capability of agency personnel, through education and training, to take a community centred approach when working with communities to identify and mitigate risk, Starting as a volunteer firefighter with the safety of her local community in mind, Niki joined CFA as a Bushfire Blitz presenter – using her knowledge to help other community members be aware of the risk in their own area. Known for her commitment to community, especially in the areas of safety and resilience, she has worked as a Community Safety Project Officer and a Community Education Coordinator where she has used her common-sense approach and wit to achieve great results.