- Dr Niall Ramsden
- Independent Consultant
- ENRg Consultants Ltd., United Kingdom
Niall combines worldwide practical experience with academic knowledge in the field of specialist Fire Hazard Management in the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors with particular emphasis on refineries, production facilities, storage terminals and gas processing plants.
Inprevious roles he has been responsible for developing and implementing much of current industry guidance and standards for risk based development of site-specific cost- effective and appropriate Fire Hazard Management policies. Niall has worked on contracts in more than 70 countries, gaining unique experience of different operating and legislative environments.
- Paul Watkins
- Fire Hazard Management Consultant
- Falck Fire Consulting & Resource Protection International, United Kingdom
Paul is a graduate of Fire Science from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. During his studies, he was heavily involved in the use and validation of fire and explosion
modelling techniques and the application of risk assessment procedures. Since graduating Paul has been an independent fire hazard management consultant with Resource Protection International (RPI) and Falck Fire Consulting (FFC). He has 19 years of experience (over 15 spent with RPI) assessing and implementing Fire and Explosion Hazard Management for a wide variety of oil, gas, petrochemical and other clients in the high risk industries. He has worked in over 50 countries in a range of operating environments and has provided services including Fire Hazard Management and protection reviews, Quantitative Risk Assessments, and Emergency Response (ER) resource assessments that align with facility Safety Reports (e.g.
COMAH/SEVESO) to fully demonstrate emergency preparedness. The latter has included calculation of fixed fire protection and mobile emergency response resources including water flowrates, quantities, foam application rates and foam concentrate quantities, equipment and hardware requirements etc. using calculation methods outlined in international guidance (e.g. NFPA 11, NFPA 15, Energy Institute EI Part 19, ISGOTT etc.)
Fire Responders, Safety Professionals, System Design Engineers, Fire Protection Engineers, Loss Prevention Engineers, HSEQ Professionals