Upcoming Events:

Southern Branch Meeting
Location: Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd, 36 Brookside Rd, Havant, PO9 1JR
Date: 6pm - 26th February 2020

"Are you looking to upgrade your IFE membership grade or join the Fire Risk Register and become a third-party accredited fire risk assessor? 

Our next branch meeting will look at the academic requirements for different grades of membership, how to complete the CPD log appropriately and give some guidance on writing an IPD report for Member grade. We’ll also look at the Fire Risk Register application process and what to expect. If you’re thinking about joining the Fire Risk Register, come and join in the discussion.

Spaces are restricted to 40 members, to ensure you avoid disappointment, please RSVP to Andrea at the below address:"


Southern Branch CPD Event - Fire Safety in Historic Buildings
Location: Fort Nelson, Portchester
Date: Wednesday 25th March
Tickets are on sale now.


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

  • 3rd June – Branch Meeting
  • 23rd September - IFE Southern Branch CPD event, topic TBC
  • 2nd December – Branch Meeting and AGM



Jacob Derrick MIET 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.