04 May 2017

BAFE is delighted to announce the appointment of two new Directors to the Board, Carol Atkinson and John Pownall, who were approved at the AGM on 21st March 2017.

Carol Atkinson MA was the Chief Executive at BRE Global from 1998 to 2012 and has an extensive background in certification, building research and management in a not for profit environment. All of this expertise will benefit BAFE and our stakeholders.
John Pownall has enjoyed a wide ranging career in business, including senior positions in Securitas, ADT, Secom and other fire and security related organisations. He will bring to BAFE additional financial and commercial expertise from across many common areas of interest.

BAFE Chairman, Douglas Barnett, stated “We are delighted to have added two such experienced and knowledgeable people to the Board. We have an excellent range of fire industry and commercial expertise available to support the executive team, at a time when the BAFE brand and our message about the value of third party certification is developing rapidly.”