Steve Manchester

Steven Manchester is the Director of Fire Safety at BRE, specialising in fire safety engineering, fire risk assessment and industrial fire and explosion hazards. Steven serves as expert witness in a wide range of criminal and civil court cases. Recent examples include fires in waste recycling facilities, a boatyard and a restaurant, the spontaneous ignition … Continue reading “Steve Manchester”

Dr Debbie Smith, OBE

Debbie first joined the Fire Research Station (FRS) at BRE in 1984, straight after completing her PhD at the University of Birmingham in Metallurgy and Materials Science. During her career at BRE, she has been involved in a broad range of fire related work in research, testing, certification and consultancy which has included material fire … Continue reading “Dr Debbie Smith, OBE”

Dr Deborah Pullen MBE CEng FCIOB FIMMM

Deborah is a core member of the BRE Trust Board, providing leadership of the Trustees in setting the vision and strategy to maximise its positive societal impact and success of the BRE Trust, one of the UK’s largest charities focused on supporting transformational change in the built environment.  She also works closely with BRE Group executive colleagues to ensure … Continue reading “Dr Deborah Pullen MBE CEng FCIOB FIMMM”