Dr Maria Kornakova –
Dr Maria Kornakova is a Bushfire Services Coordinator at FPA Australia. Architect and Fulbright Scholar, Maria successfully completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Melbourne and Massey University, NZ. The key focus of her research and now her professional interest is ‘bushfire risk reduction practices through building, planning and architecture’. In 2018 Maria joined FPA Australia allowing her to now practically assist industry by applying the skills and knowledge she gained over the years of her academic career.