Fire Engineering Council

The Fire Engineering Council represents fire engineering service providers.

It defines fire engineering as the application of scientific and engineering principles to protect people, property and the environment from fire.

The Council’s key role is to present the collective views of this sector of the industry, including negotiation and discussion with government and other external bodies.

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

  • Chair - Jon Pagan, International Fire Consultants Ltd
  • Secretary - Will Lloyd, Fire Industry Association Ltd
  • Member - Jason Burgoyne, Pyrolec Limited
  • Member - Michael Heasman, Stanley Security Solutions Ltd
  • Member - Harry McDaid, Ashton Fire Ltd
  • Member - Tim Nichols
  • Member - Pierre Palmberg, BB7 Fire Limited
  • Member - Jigar Pandya, FDS Consult
  • Member - Matthew Ryan, The Fire Surgery Limited
  • Member - Colin Todd, C S Todd and Associates
  • Member - Keith Todd, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
  • Co-opted member - Simon Vickers, Ashton Fire 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.