Jamie joined BB7 as a senior fire engineer, providing support, primarily to the fire risk management team. Jamie has previously been employed as a fire safety consultant with CS Todd and Associates, delivering fire risk management and fire engineering services to a wide array of industry sectors. Jamie now heads up the fire risk management discipline for BB7.
Before moving into the private sector, Jamie spent 12 years with Kent Fire and Rescue service in an operational and fire safety capacity. Jamie’s last full-time post within Kent Fire and Rescue Service was in charge of the enforcement department, as the lead investigating officer for alleged offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. During this time, Jamie was responsible for investigating and managing potential prosecution cases on behalf of the fire authority.
Jamie has also provided technical support and project management to major fire safety projects, such as the premises risk management project, automatic fire alarm response project and fire safety co-ordination at major events.
Due to the secondment of the latter project, Jamie was the lead officer for overseeing the fire safety arrangements at all major events west of the County of Kent. These events included major music festivals and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic events.
Jamie has lectured on fire risk management at the University of South Wales and Glasgow Caledonian University. Being a NEBOSH accredited trainer, delivering the national certificate in fire and risk management, Jamie has also provided additional fire safety and risk management training to some UK Fire and Rescue services, London
Underground, independent consultancies and the Health and Safety Executive. Additionally, Jamie has been a guest speaker for various organisations, including the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and British Standards Institution. Jamie has acted as expert witness for the High Court of Justice in a fire risk management dispute, providing an opinion to the adequacy of fire safety arrangements and joint expert in another litigation case surrounding construction deficiencies.