James Kelland

Fire and Life Safety Technical Manager, AESG

James is the Fire and Life Safety Technical Manager at AESG, Dubai. He holds a Masters Degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Leeds (UK) and has 7 years of experience working in the Fire Protection and Fire and Life Safety industry.

James enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team environment to find tailored and practical solutions which all stakeholders can agree upon. James specialises in the development of fire and life safety strategies using both prescriptive and performance-based approaches. Moreover, he is experienced in the design of fire protection systems and in application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

James has experience across a diverse range of projects including residential apartments, hotels, offices, healthcare buildings, shopping malls and masterplan developments. Experience includes projects in Middle East, Europe, North America and Asia.

Some of his key projects include Creek Beach District (Dubai), Masdar City Square (Abu Dhabi), Amaala Staff Village (Red Sea), Diriyah Gate (Riyadh), Marina Bay Sands Apple Store (Singapore) and Canada Water Masterplan (London).

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