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Brian is Managing Principal of Meacham Associates. He develops risk-informed performance-based solutions to complex building and infrastructure challenges, provides peer-review services, conducts building and fire regulatory system studies, and undertakes research in these areas and more. Brian has undertaken work for governments, NGOs and corporations in numerous countries. Over his career, Brian has authored more than 300 publications, given more than 300 presentations and has been awarded more than $3.5M in research funding. His prior positions include Associate Professor of Fire Protection Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (USA), Principal at the international engineering firm Arup, Technical Director and Research Director at the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, and fire safety engineer in Europe and the USA. Brian is Chair of the International Association for Fire Safety Science (IAFSS), Chair of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Fire Risk Assessment Methods, a Past President of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), a past Chair of the Inter-jurisdictional Regulatory Collaboration Committee (IRCC), and a past chair of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO TC 92, SC4, Fire Safety Engineering. Brian is a licensed Professional Engineer in Connecticut and Massachusetts, a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers (UK), a registered European Engineer (EUR ING), a Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, and a Fulbright Global Scholar.
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