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Vinay Gupta

Vinay Gupta

Global resilience expert

Vinay is a leading thinker on infrastructure theory, state failure solutions, and managing global system risks including poverty/development and the environmental crisis.

As well as constructing theoretical models and mapping tools like Simple Critical Infrastructure Maps (used by US DOD), Vinay was the designer of the hexayurt, an award-winning replacement for the disaster relief tent which provides shelter at 20% the cost of a tent.

He helped start the US National Defense University STAR-TIDES program on humanitarian assistance, consulted on urban resilience for Arup, and is an associate fellow of the UCL Institute for Security and Resilience Studies.