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BCCT Boardroom Briefing: Grenfell. What Went Wrong?

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Date & Time: 07-Aug-2017 18:30  
Location: at British Business Centre, BCCT office, 7th Floor, 208 Wireless Road
Member Cost: THB 400.00
Non-member Cost: THB 600.00

BCCT cordially invites you to BCCT Boardroom Briefing on Grenfell. What Went Wrong? The Principles of Fire Safety in Tall Buildings.

The tragic fire in Grenfell Tower London was a stark reminder of the danger of fire in high rise buildings. During this 1 hour session we will review the key principles of detection, protection, containment and egress of fires in high rise buildings then consider what went wrong in this event. Participants can expect to understand these key principles of fire safety in tall buildings and what they can do to minimize the risks in their own properties.

The Briefing will be led by Geoffrey Fordham is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist with the NFPA and currently employed by ONYX Hospitality Group as Senior Vice President of Engineering, Safety & Security. Previous to this he held senior engineering and fire safety positions for Shangri-La in Bangkok and Jumeirah in Dubai. 

Event detail: 

Date: Monday 7 August 2017 

Time: 6.30 - 8.00 pm

Venue: British Business Centre, BCCT, 7th Floor, 208 Wireless Road (nearest BTS station: Ploenchit exit 5)

Topic: Grenfell. What Went Wrong? The Principles of Fire Safety in Tall Buildings

Speaker Geoffrey Fordham, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Safety & Security Onyx Hospitality

Cost: THB400 for members and THB600 for non-members including finger food & drinks. 

Payment: Cash payment at the door. BCCT vouchers are accepted. 

About speaker: 

Geoff Fordham is employed by ONYX Hospitality as the Senior Vice President; Engineering, Safety & Security. Responsible for directing and governing the product and maintenance standards for the whole built environment including fire safety equipment and systems, compliance to local and international Health & Safety at Work procedures and deliverance of effective security services for the company’s growing portfolio of 36 international hotels and serviced apartments. Qualified as a NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist Geoff has 15 years’ experience as the senior and corporate engineer of international high end hotel properties with the Jumeirah Group and Shangri La, both in the Middle East and here in Thailand.