Leading fire engineering consultancy, OFR has appointed five new colleagues to its UK wide team.
The technical professionals joining the business include Izzy Inerhunwa, who joins the Bicester team as a Graduate Fire Engineer and Tatenda Nyazika, who joins the Leeds team as a Fire Engineer, as well as three additions to the OFR team in London: Principal Engineer Eddy Ng, Associate James Daniel and Fire Engineer Calum Annetts.
The appointments take the OFR team to more than 100 people, with a continued year-on-year growth reflecting OFR’s success in delivering high-quality, technically led, tailored fire-safety solutions on projects across the UK and around the world. Since its inception in Manchester in 2016, it has extended its reach across the country, opening offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Oxford, Bath and London.
Speaking about the new appointments, Director Andy Passingham, said: ‘We are keen investors in people and are delighted to have attracted more brilliant talent to our team – from seasoned fire engineers to those starting out their career.
‘No matter the role, we will support these and all our colleagues as they continue to develop their skills, giving our clients access to a world-class team of expert fire engineers. We welcome our new colleagues and look forward to making them a valued part of our team here at OFR.”
OFR Consultants is wholly owned by its internal shareholders; the team of people who lead and work within the business, which gives staff the opportunity to have an active role in the future of this growing consultancy, whilst enabling independence and flexibility to rapidly respond to the market. Its current portfolio includes major projects with British Land, supporting the developers’ new tower in Broadgate, London, as well as working with the University of York on a new landmark £35m student centre. Its recent international work includes a number of new projects in Nigeria and Antarctica.