Miyamoto Strengthens Asia Presence to Build Disaster Resilience
Sacramento, CA—Miyamoto International, a structural engineering + disaster risk reduction firm, is strengthening its Asia presence with Elizabeth Petheo as the Regional Representative based in Bangkok, Thailand. Petheo, formerly Miyamoto’s Washington, D.C. representative, will continue to advance the firm’s building resilience and disaster risk reduction programs and partnerships.
“For more than 15 years, we have contributed to both development and humanitarian assistance efforts in Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal, India and other countries,” said Sabine Kast, International Programs Director. “This will help us provide key disaster mitigation and preparedness support to countries and communities in the region.”
Miyamoto provides resiliency expertise that sustains industries and prioritizes solutions that limit damage, business interruption and loss of life. The firm has 25 offices in 12 countries worldwide. Miyamoto’s Washington, D.C. office remains strong with both robust global and Latin America and Caribbean program leadership.
We are passionate about working in regions vulnerable to disasters to positively impact economies and save lives,” said Miyamoto CEO Dr. Kit Miyamoto.