Randy R. Rapp is an associate professor of Building Construction Management at Purdue University, USA. He has extensive practical experience in the impact of natural and man-made disasters, working in both government and commercial contexts. While with Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR), he served in project controls and operations for Hurricane Katrina and logistics management for Hurricane Wilma. He was also the project controls manager and deputy programme general manager for the Restore Iraqi Oil programme. Rapp is well known as an educator and has written many articles and several books. Bradley L. Benhart is a clinical professor of Building Construction Management at Purdue University, USA. His previous position was vice president with Pepper Construction Company. While at Pepper, Benhart was a group leader who managed multiple projects ranging from$100 thousand to $250 million dollars. He has also been an adjunct professor at Northwestern University's Master of Project Management programme.