Nick joined Design Fire Consultants in January 2017. He has a BEng and MSc in Fire and Explosion Engineering. He has 8 years’ experience in fire safety engineering and has worked in a wide range of sectors in the UK and Europe, including Healthcare, Rail, Commercial, Entertainment, Residential and Education. He has experience working throughout the construction lifecycle having been involved in design, construction, operational management, due diligence, risk assessment and expert witness work. His past projects include Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Royal Arena Copenhagen and Elland Road Stadium.
His key interests are in problem solving, especially in issues surrounding fire safety law (regulation, legislation, expert witness cases) and evacuation dynamics (crowd movement and the evacuation of disabled people). He has undertaken and overseen numerous evacuation modelling projects and authored papers on the topic.
Qualifications: BEng, MSc, AIFireE, MSFPE
Experience: 10 years
Specialist Expertise: Fire Testing and Assessment, Evacuation Modelling, Residential, Healthcare, Arena, Construction Stage Fire Safety