Benjamin Hughes-Brown

Benjamin Hughes-Brown

Benjamin Hughes-Brown

Benjamin is a well-known and respected fire safety engineer in Australia. He is known for his work on occupant life safety studies, design and application of fire safety systems for occupant life protection as well as establishing Australia’s first multi-function private fire safety testing and research facility, Ignis Labs, in the Canberra region. With over 20 years’ experience in fire safety, Benjamin combines knowledge of industry review and regulation matters with experience in fire-safety engineering to provide expert advice.

With a Masters of Fire Safety Engineering and Graduate Diploma in Bushfire Engineering from the University of Western Sydney as well as a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Technology, Sydney, , Benjamin established Ignis Solutions in 2012, a fire safety engineering consultancy, and in 2017, established Ignis Labs, an accredited fire safety test and research facility. Benjamin has completed several hundred performance-based designs on a wide range of projects such as infrastructure, assembly, residential, commercial, industrial as well as high-rise buildings throughout Australia.