People & Technical Expertise

IFC includes over 45 staff including experts in all areas of fire safety and fire engineering. The list below shows some of the most senior staff, and demonstrates the exceptionally high level of experience and technical expertise available within the organisation.

Graham Wiles - Managing Director, International Fire Consultants Ltd. and the International Fire Consultants Group. Graham has been involved in steering and developing the IFC Group over the past twenty five years, into a recognised leading professional fire safety practice, offering our clients a high quality independent service on all fire safety issues. The ethos Graham is trying to instill in the IFC Group is the delivery of technically sound independent advice which is of the highest calibre and quality, delivering added value to our clients.  To this end the IFC Board have re-invested heavily over the years in the development and promotion of fire safety engineering as a recognised profession, including for example; IFC being the founder member of the Association of Fire Consultants, the primary promoter for the establishment of a Competence Council and quality standards in the Fire Risk Assessment sector as well as encouraging investment in pioneering new techniques and methods for evaluating the performance of thin film intumescent coatings for structural steel protection (3D interpolation methods, by IFC's Hans van de Weijgert). IFC look to partake in setting new standards and guidelines for others, rather than blindly following established patterns.

Jon Pagan - Director of Fire Safety Engineering at International Fire Consultants Ltd. He is a Chartered Fire Safety Engineer and has over 16 years’ experience in the fire safety industry. He joined the company in 2012 from his previous role where he was in charge of the Fire Engineering division of Warringtonfire. Jon's experience includes Crossrail and Heathrow Terminal 5, as well as a wide range of other projects in almost all areas of the industry. Jon’s role is to provide technical expertise, along with his extensive experience of leadership and delivery to ensure that the company maintains its high standards of technical expertise and client satisfaction. 

Tim Clements - Tim is a Director of Fire Safety Engineering at IFC and is part of the team applying Fire Safety Engineering to buildings, structures and processes. Tim was with IFC between 2000 and 2003 and returned in 2012 after holding Director Positions at two other fire engineering practices in the interim. Tim’s role is to provide technical expertise, along with his extensive experience of leadership and delivery to ensure that thecompany maintains its high standards of technical expertise and client satisfaction.

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