Stefan Kienberger, PhD, is senior scientist and leads the ‘Integrated Spatial Indicators’ research group at the Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS at the University of Salzburg, Austria. Stefan is an expert in geospatial analysis, especially in developing integrated indicators to represent complex and multi-dimensional phenomena. Much of his work is carried out in the context of disaster risk reduction, climate change (adaptation) and the wider humanitarian context. Applied research work he carries out in a range of African, Asian, Latin American and European countries. He works on selected consultancies for the UN, European Commission as well as other research institutes and consulting firms. He was also a seconded expert to UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER.