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Meet our core team members:

John D. Colborne

John is a Professional Fire Engineering Consultant with 39 years experience in the field of Fire - 14 years with the Fire Dept, and 25 years experience in Fire Consultancy. 

John obtained his Graduate Diploma of the Institute of Fire Engineers (International) and his Graduate Diploma of the South African Fire Services Institute (SAFSI) now SAEISA, in 1975.
He obtained his Associate Diploma of the South African Fire Services Institute (SAFSI) now SAEISA, in 1976.
John was registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa in 2000 as a PrTech (Eng) specialising in Fire.
He has lectured for two (2) years on Fire Engineering to Building Science students at Wits University.
He has served on various SANS Code Committees
He was the founder member and Chairman of the Fire Engineers Association of South Africa (FEASA).

Michele Hawkins

Michele (who is originally from the UK) has been a Member of FM & DS for 15 years, and over that period of time has gained valuable experience in the field of Fire.
Previously, after leaving the Corporate sector, she was involved in the field of Production Management in the Plastics Industry (for 14 years) and was responsible for a staff compliment of 70 people.
She attained a Business Diploma in the UK in 1981.



As Specialist Consultants in the field of FIRE ENGINEERING and with 25 years of Fire Engineering experience behind us, we pride ourselves on providing an unparalleled service to our Clients, with the emphasis being on Service Excellence.

We are an Organization formed from a background of both Fire & Customer Service and are able to offer the following Professional Services.

We are based in Sandton, Johannesburg, but our work extends to all the major centres in SA and overseas.