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Institution of Fire Engineers installs new International President

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The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has introduced the 2022 – 2023 International President, Dr Peter Wilkinson CSci MIScT CEng FIFireE.

Wilkinson was installed as International President at the IFE’s 99th AGM on Tuesday 18th October 2022. The handover was carried out by former 2020 – 2022 International President, Andrew Sharrad GradCert EngTech CFIFireE.

Wilkinson has been involved with the IFE for many years, representing the organisation on national and international professional forums, contributing to post-Grenfell initiatives in the UK and worldwide, driving the development and remit of the Technical Strategy Advisory Group and more recently leading the IFE in technical matters in the role of Technical Director.

He is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Scientist and a Registered Fire Risk Assessor and since 2012 has been leading the independent safety, fire and risk engineering practice he founded.

As International President, Wilkinson sits on the IFE Board of Trustee Directors. Through his work, he will support both the Board of Trustee Directors and our worldwide branches in our shared mission to illuminate a fire safe future.

On becoming International President, he commented: “It is truly an honour to be the IFE International President 2022-2023. My aim for the next year is to strengthen the ties between IFE’s international presence and as many of the other major bodies in fire safety as possible.”

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