Speaker biography: Allan MacPherson, Chief Engineering Technical Specialist, FM Global
Published: 08 February, 2010
Allan has worked for the last 20 years for FM Global in their Loss Prevention Engineering Department. FM Global is the world's largest commercial and industrial property insurance and risk management organization specialising in property protection.
For the last 12 years he has been the Chief Engineering Technical Specialist for the FM Global’s Northern Europe Operation (the UK, Ireland and the Nordic region). About 70% of his work is concerned with fire and explosion hazards. He works with FM Global’s Research and Standards Departments to identify areas where research or testing is needed, ensure rapid and consistent application of the results of our fire research and to help in the development of new fire protection standards. He has technical oversight of the work done to prevent and mitigate losses by FM Global’s engineers in Northern Europe. This includes helping to develop or assess sprinkler protection solutions for situations outside of normal standards that make best use of existing infrastructure or where normal standards are impractical.
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