As the ASFP’s Training Manager, Chris brings over 20 years of fire safety sector experience. He started working in the fire industry in 1999 as an installer of specialist evacuation systems for deaf and disabled people, working in sales and management both in the UK and overseas. In 2015, he entered the passive fire protection sector, joining Hilti as a firestop specialist. He subsequently worked as a fire protection consultant for Rockwool and as a technical support advisor for Global HSE Solutions. Chris was also involved in creating and delivering fire safety training packages which focused on compartmentation and facade systems.
Chris has achieved an Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) Level 3 Certificate in passive fire protection and a Level 4 Advanced Fire Safety Manager’s Diploma. He is a member of the IFE at Technician Grade and is currently working to upgrade to full membership, having accrued the required level of academic qualifications and CPD hours. He is a full member of the Institute of Fire Safety Managers.