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Expert in Fire Engineering, Fire Risk Assessment, Fire Reinstatement, Fire Design

Expert ID: 728132 United Kingdom

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Expert offers a variety of services ranging from the design of fire safety strategies, specific fire safety design advice, to fire risk assessments, and fire damaged building assessments.

Being at the forefront of the fire safety engineering profession, he is able to share his expertise and inside knowledge to benefit you in design, construction and safety.

Design guidance and a case presented to satisfy the functional requirements relating to external fire spread. A high rise residential building in Manchester, providing a case to extended travel distances and opening the internal configuration of the residential units.Provided the design justification in decreasing the fire performance of a structure and number of cores during the concept design.Fire Risk Assessment – Using PAS 79 and other appropriate documentation. Investigation into a process fire, providing alternatives in passive and active fire protection.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2010 Degree: MSc Subject: Fire Investigation Institution: Anglia Ruskin University
Year: 2001 Degree: BSc Subject: Fire Science Institution: UNiversity of Leeds

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Technical Director Department: Responsibilities: Identify projects, assess the amount and complexity of the work required and produce fee proposals, and design statements for potential projects.

Bring together and lead specialist engineers in fire safety, ensuring that the right core skills are utilised and identify any deficiencies so that these can be addressed in their appraisal.

Develop concept solutions into a detailed fire strategy suitable for submission to regulatory authorities, apply fire knowledge and logic to analyse or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions, this is achieved by a desk top study or via on site inspections.

Carry out fire related calculations in support of the fire strategy proposals with the ability to research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information related to fire ignition, development, and extinguishment.

Produce written documentation that clearly sets the aims of the fire strategy and interprets technical details for comprehension by non-technical/fire orientated design team members.

Develop expertise in delivering fire safety engineering solutions in a multi-disciplinary environment with solid experience in developing fire strategies, undertaking engineering analysis and applying performance based designs.

Be commercially aware of the financial limits on a project to keep within a fee budget and within time constraints.

Maintain a good working relationship with clients to encourage repeat business through the ability to work closely with others as part of a larger team on multiple projects with other professional engineers, often not under their direct control.
Years: 2003 to 2006 Employer: Corus Fire Engineering Title: Principle Engineer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2001 to 2003 Employer: Buro Happold Title: Fire Engineer Department: Responsibilities:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2002 to 2003 Country / Region: Denmark Summary: Sondaburg University – Ensuring that the atrium design and fire safety of the building satisfied the functional guidance documents in Denmark.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Institute of Fire Engineers
Licenses / Certifications
Advance Driver

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Fire Engineering,
Compliance Checking,
Fire Investigation,
Fire Risk Assessment.
Training / Seminars
BS 9999;
Approved Document B;
Smoke Control.
Vendor Selection
Leading Design Teams.

Fields of Expertise

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