- Cliff Christie BSc CSci CChem FRSC MIFireE
Fire and explosion investigation; personal injury cases involving the safe use and control of chemicals in the workplace. After 5 years with the Home Office Forensic Science Service, Cliff joined Geoffrey Hunt & Partners in 1990.
Since then, Cliff has been inviolved in many of the most high profile
fire investigations in the UK. He has given evidence in the Civil,
Criminal and Coroners' Courts and at a Public Inquiry.
- Jan Graham BSc ACGI MSc DIC PhD
Investigation of materials and mechanical failures; failures of fire protection systems; investigation of fires and explosions; personal injury; road traffic accident reconstruction. Jan began his career in 1985 at British Aerospace, completing his Graduate Apprenticeship in 1990. For the next 7 years he was a research associate at Imperial College in London. Jan joined Geoffrey Hunt & Partners in 1997.
- Eur Ing Michael Jones BSc FSSocDip CEng MIEE MIFireE
Fire and explosion investigation; electrical engineering. Mike began his
forensic career in 1990 with another forensic consultancy, leaving that
practice in 1998 to establish an in-house Fire Investigation and
Forensic Engineering service for a well known Loss Adjusting company.
Mike joined Geoffrey Hunt & Partners in 2005.
- Stephen Tompsett MA PhD
Fire and explosion investigation; chemical incidents. After qualifying, Steve spent 4 years in chemical research and 7 years with another forensic consultancy before joining Geoffrey Hunt & Partners in 2003.
- Nick Davison BEng MSc WhSch GradIMMM AMIMechE
After completing an engineering apprenticeship with BP and an engineering HNC, Nick obtained a BEng in Mechanical
Design, Materials and Manufacture. He joined Geoffrey Hunt & Partners in 2006 having completed an MSc in Forensic Engineering and Science at Cranfield where, as part of his Masters degree, he carried out research into the characteristics of small gas cylinders in Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosions (BLEVEs). Nick handles cases involving mechanical engineering and materials failures
as well as investigating fires and explosions.
Roberts BEng MSc CEng MIET FRGS
Ken is a Chartered
Electrical Engineer. He joined Geoffrey Hunt & Partners in 2012, having
served for 22 years as an Engineering Officer in the Royal Navy,
retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Ken specialises in fire
investigation and electrical engineering with an emphasis on electrical
faults and failures.
BEng CEng MIFireE CBuildE MCABE MIFSM
Sam is a Chartered
Fire Engineer and Chartered Building Engineer who joined Geoffrey Hunt &
Partners in 2014. Sam started his professional career with McLarens
Toplis as a Loss Adjuster in 1999 before moving to the Building Research
Establishment (BRE) in 2001 where he was involved in many aspects of
fire science including fire investigation, testing, training and
research. At BRE, he acquired a detailed knowledge of the Approved Documents to the
Building Regulations and served on a number of
British Standard Technical Committees. After leaving BRE in 2007, Sam
was engaged in fire engineering consultancy, managing
design for fire safety across a number of UK and international schemes
in a wide range of sectors. At Geoffrey Hunt & Partners, Sam handles cases involving
investigation into the causes of fires and explosions; fire spread
issues, particularly in relation to building design and compliance with
Building Regulations; fire protection system performance. Sam is also
City & Guilds qualified in Electrical Installation Competencies and
Emergency Alarm Systems and investigates failures in intruder and fire
Lipczynski BSc PhD MIEE
Electrical and electronic engineering including electric shock and
electrocution; fire and explosion investigation; particular expertise in
fires of electrical origin. Dick joined Geoffrey Hunt & Partners in 1996
having spent the previous 20 years lecturing and carrying out research
in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Bath University.