Parina Patel

Associate

Parina is based in the Manchester office and joined DFC in August 2021. She is a Chartered Engineer and has an undergraduate degree in forensic science (specialising in fire safety engineering) and a PhD in fire and materials. Parina is currently on the IFE’s Board of Directors (Trustees).

Parina has 12 years of experience as a fire engineer and has worked on several landmark projects including the Palace of Westminster, London Crossrail, Manchester Town Hall and a variety of commercial, residential and arts and culture developments.

Having previously worked in the testing and assessing of construction products, Parina’s background in materials and keen eye for detail has been invaluable to contractors during the construction stage of projects, ensuring that products and systems are specified, detailed and installed in accordance with their respective fields of application.

Parina’s experience ranges through the building lifecycle from concept design, construction and handover and right through to expert witness work. As a result, Parina is a true believer in fire engineering involvement from start to finish.

Qualifications: BSc, PhD, CEng, MIFireE, Bond Solon (CUBS) certified

Experience: 12 years

Specialist Expertise: Fire Testing and Assessment, Commercial, Mixed-use, Rail, Materials, Heritage, Arts and Culture

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