Ms Marjorie Greene

(Retired) Special Projects Manager at Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)


Marjorie Greene recently retired from EERI after a 40-year career in natural hazard mitigation work in which she focused on earthquake hazard mitigation, preparedness, and learning from earthquake programs in the U.S. and abroad. Trained as an urban planner, Marjorie worked for EERI for almost 20 years; previously she worked for the state of California's Bay Area Regional Earthquake Preparedness Project and as a natural hazard's researcher for Battelle. Among her professional activities, Marjorie was the managing editor of the World Housing Encyclopaedia from its inception to 2015, consulted for the World Bank and the Government of India, advised several countries about their earthquake rebuilding programs, and coordinated over 50 reconnaissance missions by EERI members to investigate damage and glean lessons from major earthquakes around the world. Since her retirement she has visited IIT Gandhinagar on an annual basis as a scholar-in-residence. She is an honorary member of EERI