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Steve Manchester

Steve Manchester | BRE Group

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 of compost, dust explosion incidents and a number of legal cases for compliance with ATEX/DSEAR. Steven joined BRE as a researcher in 1989, becoming manager of the explosion business in 1997, Business Group Manager in 2006 and now Director for the Fire Safety Group.