Professional fire engineering consultants in the Waikato, Bay of plenty & Auckland

our team

Debbie Scott Principal /Technical Director FIPENZ, CPEng, PMSFPE, BE Hons, ME Dist. (Fire),
mobile: 0274 394 232

One of the founders of OnFire Consulting Debbie has a Masters of Fire Engineering with Distinction from the University of Canterbury and is a Chartered Professional Engineer. She has considerable experience on projects large and small across all market sectors. Debbie is a past SFPENZ Chapter President and IPENZ governing Board Member. Debbie leads our team of professional fire engineers and is first point of contact for any new project or client queries.


David Scott Managing Director
mobile: 0274 394 241

A co-founder of OnFire Consulting, David is responsible for overall business strategy and day-to-day operations. He has more than twenty years of senior management experience in the commercial construction sector both in New Zealand and the UK.


Peter Reddin Associate CPEng, MIPENZ, PMSFPE, ME (Fire), GIFireE, NDipFireTech,

Peter joined the team in 2012. He has a Masters of Fire Engineering from the University of Canterbury and is a Chartered Professional Engineer. Peter is an experienced engineer who has been interested in fire all his working life since starting out as a fire-fighter in South Africa.


Joanna Williams Senior Fire Engineer BE (Hons), GIPENZ, ME(Fire),

Joanna worked as a structural engineer for 10 years before completing her Masters in Fire Engineering in 2003. She has extensive experience on a wide range of projects including retail, aged care, education and major public buildings. We are very pleased to have such a capable and experienced professional engineer based in our Auckland Office.


Eduardo Maciel Senior Fire Engineer BE, MSc (Fire) GIPENZ

Eduardo is originally from Mexico where he worked for one of the largest Fire Engineering Consulting companies in Latin America. In 2010 he moved to Europe where he studied for the International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) at Ghent (Belgium), Lund University (Sweden) and University of Edinburgh (UK). An experienced design engineer and project manager Eduardo is a great addition to our team.


Ramkumar (Ram) Rajendran Fire Engineer BE, MSc (Fire & Exp), GIPENZ

Our most recent recruit, Ram started with us in July 2016. Ram completed his MSc in Fire and Explosion Engineering at the University of Leeds (UK) in 2011 and also has a BE in Mechanical Engineering. Before joining Onfire Ram gained experience working in Christchurch and Oman. Whilst in Christchurch Ram completed his first half marathon and is also a keen cyclist and photographer. After an initial period based in our Te Awamutu office he will soon be moving to join our Auckland team.


Scott Nelson Fire Engineer BE (Hons), GIPENZ

Scott joined the team in February 2014.  Scott is originally from Christchurch and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours from Canterbury University. Scott is a graduate engineer and while working full time in Auckland he is also working on his Masters of Fire Engineering degree. Scott proudly joins Debbie in supporting their home rugby team the Crusaders!