David Butler

Fire Safety Authorising Engineer

David is lead auditor and hugely respected consultant within the Fire Safety industry. He has gained vast experience of the Healthcare sector during the last 15 years as the Fire Safety Manager of one of the country’s largest hospital Trust/Organisation/Organisation and his work in recent years as Consultant and Authorising Engineer (Fire Safety).

David has been involved in the Fire industry for over 47 years starting his career as a Local Authority Fire Service Firefighter in 1976 and working his way up to the rank of District Officer in 2005, A large part of his Fire Service career has been involved with fire safety implementation measures and the enforcement of fire safety legislation. His comprehensive experience includes working on a wide variety of building types and occupancies, and he has a proven track record in the areas fire safe design review and the development, dissemination and implementation of organisational fire safety policy.


Qualifications : Bachelor of Science Degree – Fire Service Studies (Lancashire University), NEBOSH, Emergency Fire Services Supervision and Command, All Statutory Fire Service promotion examinations, National Examination Board in Occupational Health and Safety
Professional Memberships : Institution of Fire Engineers, Institution of Fire Prevention Officers
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