John Curtin

John Curtin

John Curtin is the Environment Agency's Director of Incident Management and Resilience

Flood risk engineers: the next generation

14 years ago I led the creation of our first flood risk engineering degree programme. Today sees another step forward in our plans to develop the next generation of flood risk engineers with the launch of three different degree programmes …

We can all play a role in Flood Risk Management

On the day we launch our Flood Action Campaign, John Curtin, the Environment Agency’s Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management writes about the importance of being #floodaware. In the last month alone we’ve seen the devastating impact that …

‘Super tides’ this autumn

You may have heard about the potential impact of so-called ‘super tides’ which are due from Saturday 26 September to Saturday 3 October. These tides are enhanced by the autumn equinox which this year fell on Wednesday 23 September. This …