The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has introduced the 2022-2023 International President, Dr Peter Wilkinson, CSci MIScT CEng FIFireE.
Dr Wilkinson was installed as International President at the IFE’s 99th AGM on Tuesday 18 October 2022. The handover was carried out by former 2020-2022 International President Andrew Sharrad GradCert EngTech CFIFireE. IFE members will be able to watch a recording of the AGM via MyIFE in the near future.
“It is truly an honour to be the IFE International President 2022-2023. My aim for the next year is to strengthen the ties between IFE’s international presence and as many of the other major bodies in fire safety as possible,” said Dr Wilkinson, on being installed as International President.
Dr Wilkinson has been involved in the IFE for many years, representing the organisation on national and international professional forums, contributing to post-Grenfell initiatives in the UK and worldwide, driving the development and remit of the Technical Strategy Advisory Group and more recently, leading the IFE in technical matters in the role of Technical Director.
A Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist and Registered Fire Risk Assessor since 2012, Dr Wilkinson has been leading the independent safety, fire and risk engineering practice he founded.
As the International President, Dr Wilkinson sits on the IFE Board of Trustee Directors. In his work, he will support both the Board of Trustee Directors and worldwide branches.
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