Andrew Foolkes


Andrew is dually qualified as a Chartered Building Control Surveyor and a Chartered Engineer, registered through the Institution of Fire Engineers and has over 20 years’ fire safety experience in both the public and private sector. He has been involved in the design of new and existing buildings in the UK and internationally using both British and international design codes. Andrew is an active member of RICS Fire Safety Working Group, the author of various RICS Building Journal articles, and has been a speaker at several RICS Building Control & Fire Safety Conferences. 

Andrew was a contributing author to both the Means of Escape and Performance Based Design chapters of CIBSE Guide E (2019) and was involved in the re-draft of the fire safety section of the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds 6th Edition (“the Green Guide”). 

His focus now as Director is to lead the Design Consultancy part of the business in delivering practical, common sense fire safety designs for our clients. In addition, Andrew is currently a Trustee of Tenos’ Employee Ownership Trust, working to ensure the success of the trust for the benefit of all employees.