John Briggs

After leaving university with a BSc, John joined the Army and was commissioned into the Royal Regiment of Artillery, where he stayed for 12 years of service. Whilst serving, John completed his Unit Fire Officers Course, and was responsible at a number of military bases for fire prevention. John also completed an MBA at the University of Surrey and was, for a number of years, responsible for all contracted fire and security provision at the Ford Motor Company in the UK.

John continued managing fire, security and training in a large FM company and then moved to more senior roles in the same company where he had a number of divisional director and sales positions. After leaving the world of FM, John returned to fire protection with his role at the Fire Protection Association where he is now responsible for the training and risk services departments.