Gisli Olafsson
Emergency Response Director, NetHope

Gisli Olafsson is the NetHope Emergency Response Director, responsible for emergency preparedness and emergency response activities related to ICT within the NetHope member organizations. Gisli has over 15 years of experience in the field of disaster management and is an active member of the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team, a team of experienced disaster managers which are on stand-by to deploy anywhere in the world on a 6 hour notice to coordinate the first response of the international community to disasters on behalf of the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).