Mr Richard Heath

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Job Title : Principal Associate
Services : Electrical Engineering, Fire & Explosion
Location : London
Email : [email protected]
Telephone: Office: +44 20 7481 4897 Mobile: +447733 304495


BEng (Hons)   Electronic Engineering

CEng MIET   Chartered Electrical Engineer

After obtaining a First Class Honours Degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of York in 1996, Richard began his career working for the research and development organisation of Nortel Networks, a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment, investigating methods for improving the capacity, resilience and flexibility of optical transmission networks. During this time his work generated intellectual property and he co-authored several patents.

In 2004, Richard joined Hawkins as a Forensic Investigator working on behalf of insurers, utilities providers, local authorities and private companies. He specialises in the investigation of fires, explosions and electrical engineering losses. He has undertaken many forensic investigations of fires in industrial and commercial premises. In addition he investigates domestic and vehicle/machinery fire losses. He also investigates electrical engineering failures leading to electric shocks, electrocutions, failures of alarm systems and electronic control systems, personal injuries and electrical equipment damage.

He has given evidence as an expert witness in Civil and Coroner’s Courts.

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