Mary Dhonau OBE

Mary Dhonau Associates

The Cumbrian Flood Resilient Showcase Project - the final story

About Mary Dhonau OBE

Mary has been flooded herself on many occasions and has extensive experience in supporting and advising the victims of flooding during their recovery. She was the CEO of the National Flood Forum from 2006/10 and now holds a similar position for the ‘Know Your Flood Risk’ campaign. She is the Chair of the Flood Protection Group for the Property Care Association and runs her own consultancy (MD Associates). Mary is now working as project manager for the Cumbrian Resilience Showcase Project.

Mary was awarded an OBE for services to the environment in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2009. In Dec 14 she was awarded an HonRICS, in recognition of her high profile standing up for the public interest regarding flooding. Mary was also given the ‘Voice of the Customer ‘award at the CII Public Interest Awards 2015 and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of the West of England in July 2015 and was made an Hon Fellow of CIWEM in May2017

The presentation will conclude the presentation given at last years Flood Expo which depicted the start of the project. Mary will describe in detail, the journey made to complete the project.

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