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Gareth Williams

BBiotech, CFI

Senior Investigator

Areas of Expertise

Water Intrusion
Fire + Explosion Investigation
Wildland Fires
Origin + Cause
Marine Fire Investigation

Gareth is a Senior Investigator with experience in fire and explosion investigations in many different settings. Throughout his career he has investigated over 500 fires in the UK, Europe, Australia, the Pacific and South East Asia. These have included numerous fatal fires, large commercial fires including a film studio in Hungary, a gas plant in Nigeria, dust and gas explosions, and large high-rise fires in the UAE. Gareth has been part of investigation teams following large criminal bombings in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Gareth has presented expert evidence in Court in Australia, and the UK on many occasions, including for murder trials, Coroner’s Court matters into fatal fires, criminal arson trials, and civil matters. Gareth has been awarded the Certified Fire Investigator designation from the IAAI.

Gareth also carries out Escape of Water investigations, and is the manager of Jensen Hughes’s Warrington office.

Education / Certifications
  • Biotechnology (Hons), Flinders University
  • Member, Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
  • Certified Fire Investigator, Intl. Assoc. of Arson Investigators
  • Member, United Kingdom Assoc. of Arson Investigators
  • Member, Intl. Assoc. of Bomb Technicians + Investigators

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