Telgian appoints Regional Practice Leader for Fire Protection Engineering

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Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC) has announced the addition of Philip Pope, GSP as Regional Practice Leader, Fire Protection Engineering, Texas. Pope will be responsible for the implementation of fire protection solutions and strategies serving TEC clients.

Pope brings more than 18 years of experience with a specialty in fire protection engineering for the oil and gas sectors, with a focus in crucial safety and risk programs. His experience will enable him to anticipate, recognise and rapidly respond to the needs of customers with expert solutions.

Previously he served as a Senior Risk Engineer Consultant, Energy Casualty for Zurich North America Insurance, providing industry expert risk improvement services to customers and risk assessment services to underwriting partners.

Pope is a Board-Certified Graduate Safety Practitioner and earned a Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection & Safety Engineering Technologies from Oklahoma State University.

Additionally, he received a Certificate of Completion from Texas A&M for Formation Evaluation and Analysis of Reservoir Performance, Petroleum Development Strategy, and Drilling Engineering.   

He is also a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the American Society of Safety Professionals and the American Association of Drilling Engineers, as well as a former volunteer firefighter.

TEC Executive Vice President Dan Vandergriff said that Pope has a proven track record of success creating innovative, client focused solutions, as well as leading a multi-disciplinary team: “This leadership is essential as he will oversee our rapidly growing fire protection engineering practice throughout the South.”

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