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Paul formed FCFS to provide independent fire safety advice in new buildings from project conception to completion, and to provide advice and support to assist and guide responsible persons in ensuring the safety and welfare of those employed by them or in their care, as well as meeting their legal requirements.
Accredited with the Institute of Fire Engineers, Paul brings over a decade of fire risk experience; ranging from external consulting and advisory services, in-house fire safety management, as well as fire inspection with the London Fire Brigade.
Most recently he has been with the IFC Group as a Fire Safety Engineer providing fire strategies and risk management. He has been involved in the engineered deign of several major private hospitals, large residential developments, educational premises and office blocks in central London. Paul was recently tasked to provide expert witness support to a hospital in Wiltshire in challenging a notice served by the Local Fire and Rescue Services, and was lead engineer in acting as an expert witness in the defence of a client facing prosecution. Paul has created fire safety management plans and fire safety policies for various companies and premises, as well as creating event fire risk management plans for major blue chip company events.
He has also carried out reviews of fire safety arrangements in the Houses of Parliament, high risk bio-hazard premises and waste recycling sites, along with fire risk assessments over a wide range of residential and commercial buildings across England.
Before IFC Paul was the Fire Safety Manager at Brunel University (one of London’s largest single-site universities) where he was responsible for all fire safety matters on the campus. This included teaching and laboratory accommodation, sports and leisure facilities, as well as student accommodation. He was also responsible for designing the first large metals research facility in London on behalf of Jaguar/Land Rover.
Prior to Brunel, Paul was an Inspecting Officer with the London Fire Brigade. During his eight year tenure he was responsible for designing futuristic-style buildings such as the Wembley Civic Centre (a completely open floor plan office facility utilising water mist suppression systems to support a reduction in fire compartmentation) and one of London’s largest IKEA megastores. Additionally, he performed an auditing and enforcement role, including determining of the suitability and standard of over a thousand fire risk assessments across the North West London region.