Fire Detection & Alarm Council

The FIA Fire Detection & Alarm Council represents manufacturers and suppliers of fire detection and alarm equipment.

The Council’s key role is to present the collective views of this sector of the industry, including

FD&A Council Chairman interview


FD&A Council Chairman interview


negotiation and discussion with government and other external bodies.

The Council is made up of 15 elected members representing small, medium and larger FIA member companies:

  • Chair - Bernard Laluvein, ADT Fire & Security Ltd
  • Secretary - Robert Yates, Fire Industry Association Ltd
  • Member - Stephen Bennet, ADT Fire & Security Ltd
  • Member - Jim Eccles, Monument Fire Detection Systems Ltd
  • Member - Simon Foulkes, Honeywell Fire Safety
  • Member - Peter Massingberd-Mundy, Xtralis
  • Member - Paul Pope, Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd
  • Member - Jon Redfearn, Eurofyre Limited
  • Member - Bill Rossiter, No Climb Products Ltd
  • Member - Don Scott, Siemens Plc
  • Member - Barry Thompson, Argus Security Srl
  • Member - Martyn Walley, Aico Ltd
  • Member - Philip Williams, Eaton Electrical Products Ltd
  • Member - David Wilson, Advanced Electronics Ltd
  • Member - Neil Woodward, Vimpex Ltd
  • Member - Neil Young, Cranford Controls Ltd

As well as representing members’ interests, the Council monitors and influences the development of relevant standards, legislation and regulations. It also commissions research.

In addition, it provides guidance for product-­related marketing, communications and training issues.