Dr Jim Glockling

Jim began his career at the Atomic Energy Authority, Harwell as a sandwich student. AEA then re-employed Jim and sponsored his PhD. Jim went on to undertake 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. From 2002 to the present day, Jim has been at the Fire Protection Association where he continues to undertake research into fire protection, with particular emphasis on risk avoidance, reduction and management.

Jim 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. There has been many studies all of which varied 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 ongoing, blue skies continuous strategy reviews.