Roshni is a Risk Scientist at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. She works with holistic risk management and fire safety onboard of various types of ships/vessels within the highly interdisciplinary domains of safety, transport, risk, and maritime operations. She is Certified LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt. She has a multidisciplinary background in Risk Management, Maritime Risk, Quality Assurance in Products & Process and Risk Governance.
Roshni is involved in various client projects as well as R&D projects funded by the European Union (EU) such as LASHFIRE, CARGOSAFE and STM BALT SAFE. She is active in (but not limited to):
Risk Management; Maritime Risk; Risk Compliance according to ISO; Designing exercises and/or Gamification; Applied Safety Research; Human Factors & Systems Safety; Organizational factors; Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) of vessels/ ships; Risk Mitigation & Preparedness; Crisis Management; Resilience; Grant Applications; Project Management.
Before joining RISE, she worked within the automotive industry and future mobility solutions for companies such as the Volvo Group and National Electric Vehicle (NEVS) within product quality assurance, identifying product quality risk and as an Internal Auditor. Within research and academia, Roshni worked as Project Consultant in various assignments at World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Mid Sweden University, and the Malmö City.
Academic & Research Background:
Roshni graduated with Licentiate in Engineering Degree (In Swedish: Teknologie Licentiate Examen), popularly known as the Swedish Professional Doctorate specializing in Risk Management from the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University (Sweden) in 2015. She also holds M.Sc. in Crisis Management from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai, India) and B.Sc. in Geography from Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi, India). She has several scientific publications.
Roshni has a special interest in multistakeholder collaboration in risk & crisis management. Her Licentiate Thesis (2015) was based on interorganizational collaboration among various Swedish crisis management actors within the Swedish crisis management system. She designed exercises studying organizational biases and interactions between the Swedish police, the Swedish fire & rescue services, the Swedish Defense Forces and the MSB. Her project was partially funded by the Swedish Armed Forces and the MSB.
Awards & Scholarships of Excellence:
• Best Internship awarded by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (India)- 2010.
• European Commission’s Erasmus Mundus Post Graduate Research Scholarship (2010- 2013).
• Diversity Challenge Sweden organized by Academic Search (2016).
• 3 Minute Thesis Challenge organized by Lund University and Universitas 21 Network (2017).
• Volvo Cars Global Graduate Program- Top Finalist Global Assessment Center (2018).
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