Portrait of William Ward Associate Director of BB7 Dublin by Francois Reynier

William Ward to head up new Dublin office for BB7

We are proud to announce our new Dublin office headed up by William Ward. William is a Chartered Engineer with over fifteen years’ experience managing fire related projects across Ireland.

His appointment will continue BB7’s growth throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. William previously worked for Arup for over 10 years, during which time he worked in the UK for 1 ½ years and then assisted with the setting up of the fire team in the Dublin office.

William has a sound capability within the fire safety sector with over of 15 years’ experience which has been earned managing fire related projects in Ireland, Mainland Europe, the Middle East and the UK. William’s aptitudes range from developing robust fire strategies for complex buildings and conducting building audits during the construction phase to due diligence services for property conveyancing and evacuation analysis, smoke movement and structural analysis. 

Photo of William Ward Ben Bradford and James Lane

William Ward, Ben Bradford and James Lane

William is a chartered engineer through the Institution of Fire Engineers and the Engineering Council and is a branch council member of the Republic of Ireland Branch of the IFE. William holds an MSc in Fire Engineering which he completed on a part-time basis over a 3 year period in the University of Ulster following an earlier BSc completed in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. William enjoys speaking at conferences and is a regular lecturer at Trinity College Dublin and Dublin Institute of Technology.

Our new Associate Director and Chartered Engineer in Dublin will be based at The Brickhouse, Block 1, Clanwilliam Court, Mount Street Lower, Dublin 2, Ireland. 

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Ben Bradford says ‘I am pleased to have yet another Chartered Engineer with significant national and international experience join our management team. We now have six offices throughout England, Scotland and Ireland. However I will not allow our growth to compromise our unique culture and am confident William’s personality and charisma is a perfect fit. He's both a capable fire engineer and a great guy’.