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Greg Owens

MSc, BSc, CIP, MIAAI, IAAI-FIT

Investigator

Areas of Expertise

Water Intrusion
Fire + Explosion Investigation
Chemical Analysis of Fire Debris
Vehicle Fires
Origin + Cause

Greg is an Investigator with vast experience in the industry. He has been involved in approximately 300 cases since joining Jensen Hughes. This includes investigations of fires, explosions, escapes of water and escapes of oil in residential, commercial, industrial, vehicle and marine cases. He has continued to expand his knowledge and experience in all areas and has completed training courses in various disciplines in Ireland, the UK and the US. He studied modules on fire and explosion investigation and laboratory analysis of evidence including testing of fire debris samples and drugs analysis. He worked in the pharmaceutical industry for almost two years as a laboratory analyst for two large biopharma manufacturing companies in both environmental analysis and quality control laboratories. Part of course work, he was involved working with the Forensic Science Ireland laboratory on a project researching new methods for the detection of trace levels of bodily fluids at crime scenes. He currently sits on the committee of the Fire Investigators Association of Ireland.

Education / Certifications
  • Forensic Science, University of Strathclyde
  • Forensic and Environmental Analysis, Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Professional Diploma in Insurance, University College Dublin
  • Certified Insurance Practitioner
  • Member, Intl. Assoc. of Arson Investigators (MIAAI)
  • Fire Investigation Technician, Intl. Assoc. of Arson Investigators
  • Member, Fire Investigation Association of Ireland

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