Let’s talk, listen and learn together. Together we are stronger.
If you identify as a woman and work as a fire safety professional or in a company that provides fire safety services, welcome to our group. If you’re an ally and support inclusion, equity and equal opportunity, we’re delighted to have you join us.
Interview with Dr Barbara Lane
Interview with Andrea White
Empowering STEM Leaders Panel Discussion
Jess is an Associate Director at a compliance company, leading the Fire Engineering team. Prior to working in consultancy, Jess worked for Principal Contractors delivering projects including Crossrail and HS2. Jess spends her spare time with her Frenchie!
Katherine is a Graduate Fire Engineer at Delta Fire Engineering alongside studying for her MEng in Fire Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire. Katherine has a keen interest in wildfires which she has developed during her Undergraduate dissertation and will be continuing this into her Post-Graduate research.
Hi I’m Katie Lowe and I’m a recruitment consultant for the fire engineering industry. I have been in this career for nearly 17 years now and still love it! No day is the same in this sector, rewarding and challenging all in one!
Georgina is a Fire Engineer at a multi-disciplinary consultancy, working with construction design teams to provide fire safety advice for both new and remediation projects across a range of industries, building uses and end-users. Georgina previously completed a PhD in Fluid Dynamics and spends her free time with her family or in her craft room.
Nicola is an experienced fire services business manager, currently working at Balfour Beatty. She has a proven track record of growing fire safety businesses.
Jude is a fire risk assessor and fire engineer who has been running her own business for over 10 years. She enjoys the challenge of changing opinions relating to fire safety and empowering clients to manage their fire safety from within. She covers all sectors, including the dirty ones – if it involves a huge amount of PPE, she’ll be there. She says “I kept my head below the parapet for so long just working away, but now I feel it’s time to give something back to my industry, especially those women coming through who deserve the chances I never had.”
Laura is a Strategic Fire Safety Manager within a social housing provider. Laura has worked within the fire industry since 2010 and cannot think of working anywhere else. She has two sons who take up all her time that is not consumed with learning more new changes within the industry. When Laura has any time she enjoys photography.