09 Jan IFE appoints new Technical Director
In his role, Paul Trew will assume responsibility for developing the IFE’s position on wider issues within the sector and informing members of the Institution’s involvement in the various working groups and industry forums. His remit will involve working closely with similar organisations and institutions worldwide and acting as a liaison for global professional registration.
Working closely alongside the IFE’s Technical Committee Chair, Paul will support the group and the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to develop the Institution’s involvement and views on contemporary issues in the sector, as well as working closely with IFE headquarters staff to ensure the improvement of technical resources for members. Paul retired from the London Fire Brigade in October 2021, capping off a career as the Deputy Assistant Commissioner and Head of Fire Safety.
Most recently, Paul has been a Technical Advisor for the IFE since February 2022, coordinating efforts in its emerging technologies working group alongside a varied range of technical input to other projects on behalf of the institution.
CEO of the IFE, Steve Hamm, congratulated Paul on his appointment: “Navigating the risks associated with emerging technologies has become a top priority for the IFE, and Paul has been instrumental in addressing these challenges and supporting our green agenda.
“Navigating the risks associated
with emerging technologies has
become a top priority for the IFE,
and Paul has been instrumental in
addressing these challenges and
supporting our green agenda.”