Fire Service Advisor, General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defense
Adrian is a fire service advisor with Dubai Civil Defence. His primary function is to provide support and advice to the Civil Defence for operational intervention, Fire preventative services and fire investigation. His role in this position currently involves the responsibility for the approval of fire related equipment, products and systems for DCD listing. This also includes the approval for all Dubai facade and cladding systems.
Before arriving in Dubai Adrian spent 38 years with the UK fire and rescue service the last 4 of which as the director of the fire engineering and fire investigation courses at the UK Fire Service College. He was also seconded to the office of the deputy prime minister as the north of England project manager responsible for the implementation of TETRA radio to the UK Fire and Rescue Services. Adrian is a chartered fire engineer, a forensic fire investigator with the international association of arson investigators, a police officer with Thames Valley Police and also sits on the editorial board with BSI committee FH14 for British standards 9999, 9991 and 7974.