Nick Coombe

strategic technical advisor

London Fire Brigade


Nick’s 37 years’ service for the London Fire Brigade has spanned many roles including Inspecting Officer, Team leader, Head of
Fire Safety Training, Enforcement Manager and Head of Fire Safety Policy. He has helped write DCLG guides and as the Chair
of CFOA Enforcement working group helped produce policies and guidance on the RRO to Fire & Rescue Services. He is
currently NFCC Protection vice chair and lead on implementation of the Hackitt review and post Grenfell fall out. He is a member of the newly formed Industry Safety Steering Group led by Dame Judith Hackitt to hold industry to account on the progress of post Grenfell change.
He was a founder member of the Fire Risk Assessment Competency Council and is also the IFE lead assessor on Fire Risk
Assessment Register of Auditors. He sits on various BS Committees.
In 2019 New Years Honours lists he was awarded a MBE for services to fire safety

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