About Us


CWB Fire Safety Consultants was established by the managing director Phil Barry in 2006.


Phil spent 30 years as a fire officer with local authority fire and rescue services.


His Fire service career started in London fire brigade before moving to Gwent Fire Brigade, South Wales Fire Service and Avon Fire and Rescue Service.


Phil was recognized as a Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers in 1994.


During his fire service career he served three secondments totaling over 10 years as an instructor in the fire safety department at the Fire Service College in Gloucestershire.


He has specialized in fire safety legislation, building regulations and fire risk assessment and has been awarded with a degree in Building Fire Studies.


Phil has developed and delivered fire safety training as an associate tutor for The Fire Protection Association since 2005.


His two sons Jack & Tom joined the team in 2010 and have successfully completed approved courses in fire risk assessment and passive fire protection.


Since 2006 we have carried out fire risk assessments for many satisfied clients and offer a professional consultancy service where we are frequently required to resolve fire safety problems through liaison with the enforcing authorities.


We have worked in Europe and the Middle East providing training and fire safety advice to a diverse range of clients 


Phil is on the register of approved fire risk assessors maintained by the Institution of Fire Engineers.

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