Our team in Italy partners with developers, owners, building code officials, and architects to identify risks, review code requirements, and deliver the most appropriate fire safety design for your buildings. With expertise in performance-based and alternative design solutions, we help keep your tenants safe while meeting the challenges of aesthetics, functionality and cost-efficiency.

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Welcome to Jensen Hughes Italy

Our team has built an impressive business focused on providing high-quality client service. In addition to Italian code knowledge, our Milan team has expertise in International Building Codes (IBC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. Our European energy and utility services expertise includes risk and hazard analysis, process safety, and nuclear engineering

Services + Capabilities

With experience in more than 6,000 projects, Jensen Hughes in Italy is a leading fire engineering consultancy specialised in means of escape, structural fire engineering, and energy and utility services.

Areas of Expertise

  • Sprinkler Design
  • Structural Fire Engineering
  • On-site Inspections
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Permitting Services
  • Nuclear + Hydrogen Services

Our Regional Leaders

Gaetano Coppola

Managing Director, Italy

Simona Zanotti

Fire Protection Engineer

Paolo Bigatti

Fire Protection Engineer

Zomraude Chantal Chalouhi

Fire Protection Architect

Andrea Ferrari

Fire Protection Engineer

Giovanni Cosma

Fire Protection Engineer

Luciano Nigro

P.E., President

Bolzano Cathedral aerial panoramic view, located in Bolzano city in South Tyrol, Italy

Expertise in Fire Engineering

Our Milan-based team played a pivotal role in the development of the first master's degree program in fire engineering at the University of Bolzano.

The Manifattura Tabacchi complex in Florence has been revitalized into a vibrant, sustainable cultural hub. The project prioritises sustainability and accessibility while complying with European standards and safety regulations.
Jensen Hughes experts re-designed the entire fire strategy for the building by introducing new fire safety measures, such as detection and sprinkler protection systems.

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While Westfield had a very clear idea of the design, local fire regulations didn't align with their architectural vision.

European Services

We are ever-evolving and growing in Europe. Committing to delivering excellence every step of the way, our team plays a critical role in ensuring safety and resilience for projects in different industries, from commercial, government, and hydrogen to tunnels, infrastructure, and more. Learn more about our European service offerings below.