Speaker Profile


Christopher Sonne

Solutions Director, HSS EM Solutions™

Christopher Sonne, CHEC, leads a preeminent team of Emergency Management experts at HSS delivery of training, exercises, and consulting engagements for client partners across the United States. With over 15 years of industry experience, Sonne is a nationally renowned speaker and subject-matter expert on Emergency Management.

Before joining HSS, Sonne spent more than a decade working at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, where he gained clinical experience in the Emergency Department and Nursing Administration (Clinical Support Operations). Sonne proved instrumental in the development of the facility’s Emergency Management and Decontamination Program.

In 2009, Sonne became a Certified Hospital Emergency Coordinator (CHEC) and in 2011 earned certification as a Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). Other certifications include FEMA instructor and Incident Command System trainer; instructor of the CDP’s HERT for Mass Casualty Incidents; Hazardous Materials Technician Level training; Advanced HazMat Life Support (AHLS); and the EMI’s Professional Development Series.


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