Brian Gough

Director
Brian has a PhD and an MSc in fire safety engineering; Is a Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers; A chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and is a review panel member of the IFE Register of Fire Risk Assessors. Until recently, Brian was a member of NIBRAC, advising on legislative and technical change to the building regulations in Northern Ireland.  He is currently a member of the Northern Ireland Health and Safety Appeals Tribunal.


Stephanie Gough

Business and Administration Manager
Stephanie has been working for FRSNI since 2012, having previously worked in the retail sector. Stephanie co-ordinates all the client liaison, administrative and financial aspects of the company.


Peter Craig

Fire Safety Consultant
Peter has an MSc in Fire Safety Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers (FIFireE). He has had 35 years experience working with the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, taking the role of CEO and Chief Fire officer in recent years. He has had extensive practical experience in fire safety risk assessment and corporate level experience in management. Peter has also been a member of various boards and National Policy committees and been responsible for legislative fire safety implementation and content in Northern Ireland. 


Brian Irvine

Fire Safety Consultant
Brian has 30 years of experience in Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service from the rank of Firefighter to Assistant Group Commander.  He is also a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). His roles within the Fire Service have provided him with practical experience in fire safety training and education, fire risk assessment and district management.  Brian has recently been involved in the delivery of fire training programs with FRS(NI), distributing numerous bespoke training courses in the public and private sectors.


Wesley Currie

Fire Safety Consultant 
Wesley is a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (MIFireE) with over 35 years experience in the field of fire safety.  He has experience in many facets of fire safety, particularly in the field of social and sheltered housing, having undertaken a large number of fire risk assessments previously.  He is trained in project management and quality assessment and has managed the delivery of large fire safety programs for major clients including the Northern Ireland Civil Service.


Richard Maze

Fire Safety Consultant
Richard is a graduate of the Institution of Fire Engineers (GIFireE) with over 40 years of experience within the field of fire safety.  He has been influential in improving the levels of safety in an extensive range of residential care, supported housing, sheltered dwelling and general needs housing accommodation throughout the United Kingdom over the last number of years. Richard is FRS(NI)'s principal consultant in the field of fire engineering.


Andrew McCartney

Fire Safety Consultant
Andrew (Andy) has over 30 years experience working in the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service as a Fire Fighter, Training Instructor, Senior Safety Officer and Senior Manager.  In his role as Senior Officer Andy gained extensive experience in fire safety management, enforcement and accident investigation.  He is a fully qualified trainer/instructor in the fields of Fire Safety, Manual Handling, Fire Investigation and Breathing Apparatus. Andy is FRS(NI)'s principal consultant in internal quality assurance, being trained as an A1 assessor.