Alex Strouth studied Geological Engineering at Colorado School of Mines (B.A.Sc.) and the University of British Columbia (M.A.Sc.). Since 2007 he has worked as a consulting engineer with BGC Engineering Inc. from their offices in Vancouver (Canada), Santiago (Chile), and Colorado (USA). His experience includes assessment and mitigation designs for debris flows, landslides, rockfall, snow avalanche, and floods, at scales ranging from site-specific to broad regions. He has worked in a wide variety of settings, including arid, temperate, and tropical climates across North and South America for linear infrastructure, municipal, and major industry developments. His research interests are related to management of risks posed by landslides and floods.