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FCS-live appoints Head of Fire Risk Assessments to oversee the consultancies streamlined assessment process

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FCS-live are pleased to announce that Andrew Hewitson has been promoted to the position of Head of Fire Risk Assessments.

In this position, Andrew will take the lead of the Fire Risk Assessment department which consists of overseeing the FCS-live team of assessors, competency analysis and training, in addition to the BAFE SP205 accreditation.

“Andrew’s extensive fire safety knowledge and experience across a diverse range of premises combined with his passion for fire safety and finding practical solutions makes him perfectly suited to his new role” said FCS-live Managing Director, Ross Braidley.

In day to day responsibilities Andrew will provide technical support to FCS-live’s diverse range of clients and implement his extensive experience to find solutions to unique fire safety challenges.

About FCS-live

FCS-live is a leading Fire Safety consultancy where fire safety is more than just compliance. For over 17 years, FCS-live have supported a diverse range of clients with Fire Risk Assessments, smart FRA software, Fire Engineering, Consultancy and bespoke Fire Information Plans. FCS-live’s mission is to support the management of fire safety every day to ultimately make buildings safer nationwide.


Ross Braidley

As Managing Director of FCS-live, Ross is committed to ensuring competency and quality throughout the company’s services.

With experience in a wide range of buildings Ross is a third-party registered Fire Risk Assessor under the IFE Fire Risk Assessors Register, the IFSM Tier 3 Nationally Accredited Fire Risk Assessors Register and is also a nominated validator under the BAFE SP205 scheme.

Ross is a member of the Fire Industry Association (FIA) Fire Risk Assessment Council.

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