Jon Coaffee is Professor in Urban Geography based in the School of Politics and International Studies at Warwick. He is a recognised international expert in urban resilience. At Warwick he has established the Resilient Cities Laboratory, and directs the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities and the Midland Graduate School. He is also co-lead of the University’s Global Research Priority in Sustainable Cities. Jon’s research focuses upon the interplay of physical, technical and socio-political aspects of urban resilience and he has worked closely with a range of private and governmental stakeholders to ensure his research has real world impact. This work has been published in multiple disciplinary areas and most notably includes: The Everyday Resilience of the City (2008); Urban Resilience: Planning for Risk, Crisis and Uncertainty; (2016); Routledge Handbook of International Resilience (2016); Futureproof: How To Build Resilience In An Uncertain WorldSecurity (2019) and, Resilience and Planning: Planning’s role in Countering Terrorism (2020). His work has been supported by a significant number of UK and EU Research Council grants linked to building resilience across different socio-technical systems in response to a range of shock and stress events.