Experienced Fire Prevention Officer

Serial No: 10942
Skills keywords: communicating, practical problem solving., project management, risk assessment
Short Bio:

I have been involved in fire protection for 30yrs, From building fire strategy to design of active and passive systems, I have continually improved my knowledge through academic study and practical experience. I am versatile and can work effectively as part of a team
I am used to working dynamically. I am diligent and reliable. I am used to applying practical solutions.
I have worked on major projects including the expansion and refurbishment of Birmingham Airport.

Current location:  United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  General Management
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere

Work History

• Principle Consultant

Fire Risk Assessment Company.

Crown Court Litigation defense case expert witness.

Fire strategy and Building Design Marriott London Edition Hotel, Residential open plan flat layouts.

Fire risk assessments for a wide range of clients including Marriott Hotels, Rosewood Hotels, Co-op supermarkets and funeral homes, Thomas Cook headquarter offices, PC World & Curry’s, Severnside Housing Association, Circle Group.

Training for Porsche UK, Cargo Pack.

• West Midlands Fire Service (1986 – 2012).

Station Commander – Fire Safety

Responsible for managing and developing a team of uniformed and non-uniformed employees in order to meet organizational objectives. This included various disciplines from building design, fire strategies, risk assessments, fire safety audits, legislative enforcement and litigation, business continuity and emergency preparedness.

I have worked on a diverse range of projects some of which have included complex commercial developments including Airports, Hospitals and health care. Shopping Centre’s, Town Centre redevelopment, residential care facilities, timber framed buildings, heritage and listed buildings, Sports Stadia and Major entertainment venues.

Key Achievements

• Third Party Accreditation with Institute of Fire Engineers.(Inclusion on the national risk assessors register)

• Member Grade, Institute of Fire Engineers. (MIFireE.)

• Tech IOSH with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.

• Managing and Developing a Fire Safety Team.


H.N.C Fire Safety Studies University of Central Lancashire

N.E.B.O.SH – National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.

British Safety Council – Occupational Health and Safety..

Institute of Fire Engineers – Fire Engineering Science.

Institute of fire engineers – Aero fire studies.

B.T.E.C Advanced Professional Certificate in Investigative Practice.

Award in Assessment of Licensed Premises.

Courses Completed.

C.S.TODD. Fire Risk Assessment Course.

British Safety Council – Occupational health and safety certificate

The Fire Service College

Specialist Fire Safety Module A

Specialist Fire Safety Module B

Specialist Fire Safety Modules C

Specialist Fire Safety Module, D,

BS 9991 Fire safety in the design and management of Residential Buildings.

Fire Safety Smoke Control

Fire Safety Solutions in Higher Life Risk Premises

Fire Safety Sprinklers in commercial and residential premise

Manufacture and Storage of Explosives & Fireworks

BS 9999 Code of Practice for fire safety in the design, Management & use of Buildings.

Fire Safety Management in Health Care; Firecode New Build.

Petrol Filling Stations – Construction, safety & Environmental Protection.

Petrol filling stations – Risk Assessment, Audit and Inspection.

Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002.