Laura Smith

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Laura Smith

BEng (Hons) MIFireE
Fire Engineer

Laura is based in our Leeds office and brings over six years’ experience to her position in the team following previous roles with WSP and NPS Leeds. This included over two years fire risk assessing with SOA Safety Ltd and FSEC UK Ltd. 

She has provided fire engineering support on a wide range of projects including offices, museums, healthcare, educational, residential, industrial and commercial. Her key expertise includes developing fire strategies for a number of schools in England and Wales whereby she has a particular interest in special educational needs schools having developed strategies that are sensitive to the additional physical and mental needs of these occupants.

With experience on refurbishment and extension works, she is able to find a good balance between design aspirations, life safety and any physical restrictions that may be present on the existing site, whilst still highlighting any available cost saving solutions.

Key expertise:

Fire engineering consulting, fire risk assessing and training delivery. Special education needs schools.