Doug Bellomo is a retired civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Institute for Water Resources in Fort Belvoir, VA. He was a senior technical advisor for flood risk management with the USACE’s Institute for Water Resources, and led the Corps National Flood Risk Management program and works within the USACE Levee Safety Program. In these capacities, he sought to develop and implement policies and business practices to better integrate USACE activities across the flood risk management life cycle and to promote shared responsibility for flood risk.
Previously he served as the Director of the Risk Analysis Division within the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration at the Federal Emergency Management Association. In that capacity he oversaw flood hazard mapping as part of the National Flood Insurance Program, Natural Hazard Risk Assessment, Mitigation Planning, as well as implementing the National Dam Safety program. Mr. Bellomo is a professional engineer and holds a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering. He has been working in the fields of flood hazard identification, risk management and mitigation since 1993.