Senior Bushfire Risk Analyst, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Victoria
About Andrew Blackett
Andrew Blackett is a Senior Bushfire Risk Analyst with the Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning (DELWP) in Melbourne, Victoria. After joining the Department in 2007, Andrew quickly became involved in projects which pioneered innovative approaches to fire management using emerging fire modelling techniques. Since then, Andrew has made major contributions to the tools and methods that enable Victoria’s risk-based approach to bushfire management. His current work in the Forest & Fire Risk Assessment Unit at DELWP is focused on the practical application of computer modelling to improve bushfire risk decision making at all levels from strategic through to operational delivery.