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IFSJ mourns the loss of Jonathan O’Neill OBE

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International Fire and Safety Journal (IFSJ) is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Jonathan O’Neill.

Jonathan began his career in the insurance industry and was appointed Managing Director of The Fire Protection Association in 1999. During his time as MD, Jonathan oversaw two relocations and managed the organisation to financial independence from insurers. 

Jonathan served on numerous government, ministerial, and sector advisory bodies and was part of the strategic advisory group on the Fire Futures Review. He represented UK insurers on the Prevention Forum of Insurance Europe, was the UK’s representative at the General Assemblies of CFPA Europe and CFPA International and sat on the Executive of the Fire Sector Federation

In 2017, Jonathan was awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to fire safety and received his OBE from Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on Tuesday 31 October at Buckingham Palace.

The directors and staff at Centurian Media Ltd Media offer their sincere condolences to Jon’s family at this difficult time. 

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