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January 20, 2023

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ASFP announces three new appointments to its team

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has expanded its team to further strengthen its member support. The newly extended team will take forward new initiatives and develop a range of new technical and competency services.

Tariq Malik has joined the ASFP in the new role of Quality Assurance and Quality Manager. Tariq is said to be responsible for producing and managing a new umbrella quality mark scheme for ASFP members and further developing our Competency Pathway. He will also help to steer the Association through the ISO 9001 accreditation process and investigate the potential for additional certification schemes.

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Tariq brings extensive experience of working in compliance and as a laboratory operations and quality manager. He also spent two years at TRADA Technology as a Project Co-ordinator, according to ASFP.

Sadiyah Begum has been appointed as a new Technical Assistant, providing administrative and operational support to existing technical and regulatory affairs officers. This ‘new role’ is said to form part of the ASFP’s succession planning strategy and will ‘develop further’ as Sadiyah’s skills and knowledge of passive fire protection grow. Sadiyah has a Chemical Engineering degree, a Level 3 in Technology Entrepreneurship: Lab to Market and a foundation degree in Combined Engineering, the study of Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering and Electrical Engineering.

Andy Tyrrell has been appointed as Training and Events Executive, providing maternity cover for Georgina Fennell. He is an ‘accomplished’ Events Manager with a ‘strong background’ in organising events ranging from award ceremonies, exhibitions, business-to-business meetings and large-scale outdoors events. He previously worked for organisations including Brighton and Hove City Council, Silverstone Race Circuit and the International Wine Challenge, according to ASFP.

Welcoming them to the ASFP team, ASFP Business Manager Mike Ward said: “We are thrilled to welcome Tariq, Sadiyah and Andy to the ASFP team. In these exciting new roles, they will be instrumental in developing new services to support our members. They each offer essential new skills that will be key to expanding the ASFP’s professional services and strengthening the Association’s reach and recognition throughout the construction sector.

“This latest expansion of the ASFP team ensures that the Association can continue to grow and build on its reputation as the go-to Association for passive fire protection advice, both now and in the future.”

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