Dr Jim Glockling

Jim joined the FPA in 2002 after beginning his career at the Atomic Energy Authority, Harwell who sponsored his PHD. He also completed a post-doctorate study at the Fire Research Station and worked at South Bank University London as a lecturer in chemical and fire safety engineering.  

Jim is Director of RISCAuthority and Technical Director at the FPA. Jim undertakes research into fire protection, with particular emphasis on risk avoidance, reduction and management. He has worked extensively with the ABI, major insurers, the MoD and other clients developing the next generation of fire safety management strategy, equipment and policies.  

Jim has conducted several studies which vary in nature from experimental to desk-based research tasks, statistical exercises, and the development of software and other toolkits. They have ranged in size from small studies with limited scope, to continuous strategy reviews.