Upcoming Events:

The Southern Branch is sad to announce that due to the ongoing restrictions with COVID-19, the event planned for September has been cancelled. Refunds will be processed back to individuals directly through Eventbrite. Thank you to everyone who expressed interest in the event, the Southern Branch looks forward to welcoming you to an event again soon.

Dates for your diary
We’ll keep you updated about future events but here are some key dates for your diary:

  • 2nd December – Branch Meeting and AGM


Connect with other Branch members through our LinkedIn Group.



Jacob Derrick MIET MIFSM GIFireE - International General Assembly Representative and Branch President

Detect Fire and Security Ltd
Unit 22 Compass Point
Ensign Way
SO31 4RA

Tel: 07725 956619

Other Contacts

Andrea White MSc BSc(Hons) MIFireE MIFSM CMIOSH - Vice President and International General Assembly Representative (Alternate)
Tel: 07498 499 853

David Gover - Secretary
Tel: 07495822224

Ron Hedger IEng MIFireE - Treasurer
Tel: 07885 978 259

Steve McGrill GIFireE - Membership Branch Contact
Tel: 0778 078 5139


Dorset, Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Please get in touch with Jacob (, Steve ( or IFE membership ( if you are interested in getting involved with the Branch Committee and are able to volunteer some time. We are interested in anyone from the fire sector or industry who can help.