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Gert Jakobsen is senior fire investigator and has more than 20 years of comprehensive experience and is responsible for investigating fires related to origin, cause, and some RCA analyses in buildings, marine installations, technical/electrical installations and electric appliances. Prior to this role he was employed in DBI (Danish Institute of Fire and security technology) where he had different positions, over the years, within the field of fire investigation, quality manager, head of department, and was responsible for the accreditation...

Gert Jakobsen is senior fire investigator and has more than 20 years of comprehensive experience and is responsible for investigating fires related to origin, cause, and some RCA analyses in buildings, marine installations, technical/electrical installations and electric appliances.

Prior to this role he was employed in DBI (Danish Institute of Fire and security technology) where he had different positions, over the years, within the field of fire investigation, quality manager, head of department, and was responsible for the accreditation. He has key experience in fire investigation, electrical installations and appliances, marine installations, accreditation and quality system management, expert witness reports and investigations, fire training and education, fire prevention, fire regulation (DK), fire alarm and suppression systems.

Jakobsen is well-known in the Nordic and European fire investigation community and has been, and still is, a member of different networks (Nordic Fire Group, ENFSI, UK-AFI, Nordic-AFI). Gert Jakobsen is also a member of IAAI and holds the IAAI-CFI certification. He has also served on the board in Nordic-AFI, and during membership of Nordic Fire Group participated in major revision work of the Nordic Fire Manual including implementing of the scientific method.

Gert Jakobsen is senior fire investigator and has more than 20 years of comprehensive experience and is responsible for investigating fires related to origin, cause, and some RCA analyses in buildings, marine installations, technical/electrical installations and electric appliances. Prior to this role he was employed in DBI (Danish Institute of...

Gert Jakobsen is senior fire investigator and has more than 20 years of comprehensive experience and is responsible for investigating fires related to origin, cause, and some RCA analyses in buildings, marine installations, technical/electrical installations and electric appliances.

Prior to this role he was employed in DBI (Danish Institute of Fire and security technology) where he had different positions, over the years, within the field of fire investigation, quality manager, head of department, and was responsible for the accreditation. He has key experience in fire investigation, electrical installations and appliances, marine installations, accreditation and quality system management, expert witness reports and investigations, fire training and education, fire prevention, fire regulation (DK), fire alarm and suppression systems.

Jakobsen is well-known in the Nordic and European fire investigation community and has been, and still is, a member of different networks (Nordic Fire Group, ENFSI, UK-AFI, Nordic-AFI). Gert Jakobsen is also a member of IAAI and holds the IAAI-CFI certification. He has also served on the board in Nordic-AFI, and during membership of Nordic Fire Group participated in major revision work of the Nordic Fire Manual including implementing of the scientific method.

Education

  • Fire technical construction case processing
    DEMA (Danish Emergency Management Agency)
  • Examined fire Investigator
    Swedish Police Academy
  • Fire Science and Fire Investigation
    University of Edinburgh
  • AP in Electrical Service Engineering
    Copenhagen School of Marine and Technical Engineering
Gert Jakobsen (Denmark | CFI)

Gert Jakobsen, IAAI-CFI

Senior Lead Consultant

Areas of Expertise

  • Fire Investigation
  • Electrical Installation Standards
  • Sprinkler and Fire Alarm Systems
  • Fire Suppression Systems Review
  • Lightning and Power Surges
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Fire Protection and Detection Systems
  • Electrocution/Shock/Arc Flash
  • Large Retail Fire & Explosion
  • Multiple Fatality Losses
  • Multi-Residential Complex Fire & Explosion

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