Current Trends in Fire Safety Engineering

Presenters

Hank Van Ravenstein Principal, LCI

Hank is a Principal at LCI with over 35 years of experience in the building construction and regulatory compliance industry in Australia. Having been involved in a diverse range of projects, he has specialised in regulatory compliance, maintenance services contracts, and in undertaking audits of the building, works and contractors works to ensure compliance meets the contract conditions and, statutory requirements.

Hank was one of the first independent building experts to be appointed for both the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Victorian Government Authority to undertake investigations of buildings with respect to compliance with the Contract, Building Code of Australia, Australian Standards and building practitioners. He has also been a municipal and private building surveyor as legislated under the Building Act. He has vast experience in building investigation and in preparing reports on building defects and has appeared as an independent expert before the Magistrates, County and Supreme Courts.