Ben Bradford

Ben BradfordBen Bradford BSc MSc MBA CEng FCIBSE FRICS PPCABE FIFireE

Ben Bradford is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of specialist consulting firm, BB7.

Under Ben’s stewardship, the firm now has a network of offices throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.

His early career started in Building Regulations and progressed into the field of Fire Safety Engineering. He now holds duel professional qualifications as both a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Surveyor and the passion he has for these professions is unmistakable.

Throughout his property and constructions career, he has taken a leadership role in the development of standards. He is the pioneer of strategic fire risk management and principle author of PAS 7: 2013 – fire risk management system specification. This standard is now recognised as a means of achieving management system level 1 in design standard, BS 9999: 2017. PAS 7 has also enabled the audit and certification of the world’s first, fire risk management systems via a UKAS accredited third-party certification body and in 2018 is set to become BS 9997, part of the BSI 999 series.

In 2016 IFSEC Global kindly recognised as 'The Most Influential Person in Fire'. However Ben is now thinking beyond regulatory compliance, fire and security. He is seeking out solutions for smarter, more resilient space, facilities and infrastructure. His mission is to a make a distinctive, lasting, and substantial contribution to the built environment.