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Simon Mapp - Group Manager & Group Controller

Simon is the Group Manager and Group Controller for Emergency Management Southland. He has previously worked for the NZ Police for 16 years. Simon has joined us from Environment Southland where he worked as a Compliance Manager.


Craig Sinclair - Team Leader Response

Craig has been with EMS since its inception in 2010.  Previously worked in NZ Police for 24 years and spent 30 years as a volunteer Fire Fighter. Is involved with the Eastern Southland Landsar team as a member of the Incident Management Team. Married to Linda with four adult children.


Aly Curd - Team Leader Resilience

Aly is the Community Team Leader at Emergency Management Southland.  Aly comes from a community development background and has a Master in Emergency Management from Massey University. She has experience working both in New Zealand and overseas.  


Tracey Fraser - Community Advisor

Tracey is a Community Advisor at Emergency Management Southland.  Tracey comes from a retail and hospitality management background and has been a volunteer with Red Cross since 2009, in roles ranging from governance to disaster welfare support. A born and bred Southlander and mother of one, Tracey likes to get outdoors when she can.


Mallory Wood - Community Advisor

Mallory is a Community Advisor for Emergency Management Southland. She is currently studying a Master of Emergency Management at Massey University and is a member of the IMT team for Southland Land Search and Rescue. In her spare time Mallory enjoys getting outdoors and spending time with family.

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Response Advisor

Response Advisor


Amy Rogers - Administrative Assistant

Amy is the Administrative Assistant for Emergency Management Southland. She is originally from Salford in the Northwest of England, and moved here with her Invercargill born partner in 2018. Amy has previously worked in various back office roles, including with Red Cross Crisis Response in the UK. In her spare time Amy enjoys watching films and musicals and appreciating the beautiful Southland scenery.


Alice Lake-Hammond - AF8 Programme Lead

Alice is the Programme Lead for AF8 [Alpine Fault magnitude 8], a programme of scientific modelling, emergency management and community engagement aimed at preparing the South Island for the next severe Alpine Fault earthquake. Alice has a Master of Disaster, Design and Development from RMIT University, Melbourne, and 15 years experience in communications, engagement and design for NGOs and IGOs in Europe, Asia and New Zealand.