Niall Rowan

Niall Rowan

Niall Rowan

CEO, Association for Specialist Fire Protection [ASFP]

Niall has worked in fire since 1979 managing Warringtonfire’s testing laboratories in the early 2000s. He went on to draft the first 12 fire resistance test methods for CEN the European Standards body and from 2007-9 he was President of EGOLF, the European organisation of fire testing laboratories.

In 2009 Niall became the ASFP’s Technical Officer, responsible for all technical output, including the ASFP Yellow, Red, and Blue Books, the ASFP Guide to Passive Fire Protection for Fire Risk Assessors and many others.

Niall became Chief Executive Officer at the ASFP at the start of 2018 providing leadership and direction to the ASFP’s aims to protect life, property and the environment by educating all those involved in the design, development, specification, installation and maintenance of passive fire protection. He currently spends much of his time dealing with the initiatives arising from the Grenfell Fire and the Hackitt review of Building Regulations.


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