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Tenable Fire Engineering Consultancy Bolsters International Capabilities With Appointment Of Projects Director


Specialist fire and life safety consultancy, Tenable Fire Engineering Consultancy (FEC), has appointed Roy Fernandes as projects director. In his new role, Fernandes will focus on company growth in regional and international markets with the aim of expanding the consultancy’s portfolio of global projects.

With over 17 years’ experience across a diverse range of sectors, including hospitality and transportation across the Middle East, Fernandes has expertise in fire and life safety consultancy services, specialising in code consulting. With almost two decades of experience in managing high-profile projects and developing client relationships, Fernandes will utilise his technical expertise to develop Tenable FEC’s global portfolio of projects, with a strong focus on Saudi Arabia, Africa, India, the UAE and Oman.

Prior to joining Tenable FEC, Fernandes held senior project management roles with Jensen Hughes and Aon Fire Protection Engineering. He played a pivotal role in executing the organisations’ growth strategies while delivering customer-centric fire and life safety consulting solutions across international projects spanning various verticals.

Tenable FEC’s Dubai Director, Sam Alcock, commented on Fernandes’ appointment: “As we continue to grow year on year, we are excited to welcome Roy to our team to further support our growth plans for 2023 and beyond. Roy demonstrates a clear passion for the fire and life safety industry, which is evident through his previous achievements, strong client partnerships and desire for development. As we expand into more markets, Roy’s proficiency in international codes will bring tremendous value to our team and clients and will allow us to work more efficiently across multiple projects and countries.”

Commenting on his new role, Fernandes said: “I’m delighted to be joining Tenable FEC. The team places paramount importance on the preservation of life within the built environment, no matter the size or scope of a project, which is fully aligned with my own ambitions of raising regional standards and delivering world-class fire and life safety consultancy services. I believe I can bring further value to our existing and future client partnerships and implement growth strategies that will help the organisation exceed its 2022 achievements.”

Fernandes holds a Master of Business Administration in Operations Management and Project Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.