The Team

Meet our fire safety professionals and wider team members who help deliver our market leading products and services.



Jonathan O'Neill OBE

Managing Director

Jonathan began his professional life in the insurance...

John Smeaton


John was appointed chairman of the FPA in January 2019;...

John Harbottle

Senior Trials Manager

John Harbottle joined the FPA in 2007. During this time, he...

John Briggs

Commercial Director

After leaving university with a BSc, John joined the Army...

Ian Walters

Principal Consultant

Ian began work as a Trainee Sprinkler Engineer in 1979 and...

Howard Passey

Director of Operations

Howard trained formally as a land surveyor spending eight...

Dr Jim Glockling

Technical Director

Jim began his career at the Atomic Energy Authority,...

Dale Kinnersley

Principal Consultant

Dale joined the Fire Protection Association in October 2018...


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