IFE appoints new chair

IFE appoints new chair

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), a global professional body, has recently named its new Chair and Trustee Director, Dr Paul Stollard.

Dr Stollard, who holds a PhD, CEng, MIFireE, RegArch, BArch, and BA qualifications, has gained extensive experience in both architecture and fire engineering over the past four decades.

His responsibilities will now extend globally and he can leverage his skill set to effect international change for IFE members.

Dr Stollard said: “I really am thrilled to be joining the IFE in the capacity of both Chair and Trustee Director; with a background in design and fire engineering, I’m eager to collaborate with members and industry stakeholders across the globe to drive positive change within the fire safety space.”

Commenting on the appointment, the CEO of the IFE, Steve Hamm, added: “As we welcome Paul to the IFE, his extensive expertise, together with his passion to the profession and communities make him an excellent addition to the IFE and the wider sector. This is a huge year for the institution and Paul will play a key role in bringing many underlying projects to fruition”.

Dr Stollard will begin his three-year tenure on Monday 1st April.