FSS Team

FSS Team

Being able to cover such an extensive array of projects stems from having a reliable and versatile team. With an extensive portfolio and over (figure) years of experience combined, there is no task too big or too intricate for our team.

Brad Pickersgill

Brad Pickersgill is the managing director of Fire & Safety Systems with 23 years experience in Fire Safety. Mr Pickersgill has gained a detailed knowledge of unique fire protection systems over many years on an array of sites around the world.

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Deb Pickersgill

Deb Pickersgill is an FSS company Director and the Finance & Administration Manager for the Fire & Safety Systems organisation globally. 

With over 20 years of experience with Fire & Safety Systems. 

She is also a Qualified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Rehabilitation and S&C/ Performance Coach  who has worked in the area of tactical training and promotion of health and rehabilitation services of tactical athletes and Fire & Emergency Service workers both in Australia and the USA.  

David Pickersgill

David Pickersgill is a Senior Associate of Fire & Safety Systems. Mr Pickersgill has over 19 years of experience in Fire Safety and has been around the globe with Fire & Safety Systems. 

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Allan Thompson

Allan Thompson is a Senior Associate and Project Manager for Fire & Safety Systems. Mr Thompson possesses 44 years of fire safety engineering/emergency management experience with well-developed leadership and management qualities.

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Mark Acworth 

Mark Ackworth is a Project Engineer with over 6 years experience in Fire Safety. Commonly onsite across the world, Mark provides assistance, direction and support with new and existing fire systems. 
 

Trent Jeude

Trent Jeude is the Design Office Manager and Project Manager for Fire & Safety Systems with 10 years experience. Mr Jeude has worked all over the world on a vast variety of projects which has given him a unique understanding of design and how decisions in the office impact the construction process. Trent has also had periods working in our Canadian office and being one of our key team members deployed to multiple project sites to oversee both the design, testing, technical, and project management of some of our company projects. 

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Shannon Foster 

Shannon Foster is the Document Control & Quality Assurance Officer for Fire & Safety Systems. With over 7 years experience in document control and quality control, Shannon is an integral part of Fire & Safety Systems. 

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Ajmer Jhaj

Ajmer Jhaj is the Finance Officer at Fire & Safety Systems.

With an accounting and commerce qualification and over 20 years of contribution to the financial management of Fire & Safety Systems, she is an integral member of the organisation and its financial operations. 

Ajit Kumar

Ajit Kumar is a Senior Associate and Engineering Manager for Fire & Safety Systems. With over 10 years with FSS and being deployed to project management on a global scale, Ajit is also one our performers on our large-scale industrial projects and their commissioning. He is also integral in directing, planning and coordinates the FSS team’s engineering activities, and overseeing their success from feasibility through to design and completion. 

 

Jack Sutherland

Jack Sutherland is one of Fire & Safety Systems’ key members of the team. With nearly 3 years with FSS and being engaged at both the design and project management level within FSS. In addition to his abilities in detailed design, Jack is also one of up and coming Fire Protection Professionals as he continues to impact the success of our projects on a broad level from more smaller feasibility studies, through to some of FSS’ most expansive and demanding projects worldwide.  

 

Theo Malapanis

Theo Malapanis is our Vice President of our FSS operations in the Americas and oversees the day to day operations of the FSS Canada team and Vancouver office. Theo has been with Fire & Safety Systems since 2011 and has extensive professional experience and skill sets in developing, fostering and maintaining FSS’ unique and long term business, networking and client relationships globally as well as the North and South American sectors of our projects. Theo has a unique talent for identifying rising business opportunities worldwide, whilst similarly overseeing and safeguarding the value-for-money and long term investments of our clientele globally. 

Forbes McCracken

Forbes McCracken is another one of FSS key designers at Fire & Safety Systems. Despite only a few years with FSS now, he has extensive design experience in multiple sectors with over 12 years with CAD programming and design programs and applications. Forbes has a keen eye for detailed process, structural, and mechanical design . Forbes also brings to the FSS team broad experience of drafting disciplines within the Engineering industry including power generation, coal, aluminium, iron ore, precious metals (gold, copper and nickel), maritime through to interior design. 

FSS Team was last modified: October 1st, 2019 by 4sure