Senior Security Research Advisor within the International Union of Railways’ Security Division
Laura PETERSEN received her MS in Engineering and Management of the Environment and Sustainable Development (IMEDD) from the University of Technology in Troyes (UTT) in 2014. She worked for 3 years as an Environment, Resilience and Risk Engineer at the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) where she was in charge of managing the EU H2020 IMPROVER project, focusing on critical infrastructure resilience. She then worked at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) for 1 year as the manager for the EU H2020 project IDEAAL, focusing on the internationalisation and sustainability of the French Research Infrastructure GANIL. She also has previous experience working on European projects related to sustainable development and published several papers in peer-reviewed journals. Currently she is Senior Security Research Advisor within the International Union of Railways’ Security Division.