APEC Emergency Preparedness Capacity Building Center (EPCC)
Dr. Wei-Sen Li is the Executive Director of APEC Emergency Preparedness Capacity Building Center (EPCC) and the Secretary General of National Sceince and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR). Dr. Li holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from National Central University, where he specializes in structure dynamics, seismic design and earthquake engineering. Dr. Li have been involved in APEC Emergency Preparedness Working Group (EPWG) and is 2018-2020 EPWG Co-chair. He has a wealth of experiences in the development and implementation of disaster risk reduction and management systems at domestic and regional levels. His working scopes include building capacity through engaging public-private partnership to better prepare for and respond to emergencies and natural disasters in the Asia Pacific region. Currently, he leads international collaborations and conducts researches on large-scale urban disasters and disaster risk management.