Benjamin is a highly qualified and experienced professional in the area of performance-based building code compliance with over 15 years as a consultant in fire-safety engineering. He combines knowledge of industry review and regulation matters with experience in fire-safety engineering to provide expert advice. Benjamin has consulted on a wide range of projects including reviewing and auditing performance based designs with Australia’s largest fire brigade (Fire and Rescue NSW). Benjamin received the highest civilian award, the meritorious service award, for his work with Fire and Rescue NSW in the evaluation of performance based designs and advancements in fire service involvement in building designs.

  • Master of Fire Safety Engineering, University of Western Sydney
  • Graduate Diploma Bushfire Engineering, University of Western Sydney
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), University of Technology, Sydney
  • Diploma of Engineering Practice, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical), Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Accredited Certifier Program, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Area of expertise:

  • Code development
  • Performance-based design
  • CFD Fire and smoke modelling
  • Egress modelling
  • Fire risk assessments
  • Fire testing and engineering judgements
  • Fire fighting

Industry experience:

  • Super tall structures
  • Shopping centres
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Commercial
  • Industrial