Sharyl Rabinovici

Sharyl Rabinovici Consulting

Sharyl Rabinovici received her PhD in public policy from University of California, Berkeley with an emphasis on natural disaster risk communication, decision-making, organizational behavior, economics, and program design and evaluation. In 2014, she founded an independent consulting practice in the Bay Area and has since completed community resilience-related survey and qualitative research, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement projects for a variety of non-profits, cities, and government entities, primarily about earthquake mitigation. Recent clients include the California Earthquake Authority, City of Palo Alto, Applied Technology Council, and California Office of Emergency Services. She is currently serving as visiting scholar at the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center at University of California, Berkeley, board member of the U.S. Resiliency Council, and president of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute’s Northern California Chapter. Her background also includes two years as visiting assistant professor of public policy at Mills College and five years with the US Geological Survey doing quantitative risk modeling, as well as degrees from Stanford in geology and the University of Chicago in public policy.