Associate Director, The Fire Surgery
Matthew has 15 years experience working in the fire safety sector, 11yrs of which were in the employment of the London Fire Brigade (LFB), prior to joining The Fire Surgery in April 2015. Starting as an LFB Fire Safety Inspecting Officer in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, he also studied part time to be awarded with a BEng (Hons) in Fire Engineering in 2009. This led to Matthew then becoming a Fire Engineer within LFB’s Fire Engineering Group in the same year, with him further pursuing a Masters Degree in Fire Safety Engineering, qualifying in 2012. Soon after he attained Chartered Engineer status with the Engineering Council, and in 2014 he became Senior Fire Engineer/ joint Head of LFB’s Fire Engineering Group. Since joining the Fire Surgery, Matthew has been lead fire engineer on a wide range of built environment projects, from new build schemes through to existing buildings of heritage/ historic importance. He is also the Fire Surgery’s lead on technical guidance matters.