The IFE would like to congratulate Mr Martin Shipp BSc (Physics) CEng FIFireE CPhys MInstP on his retirement after a successful 42-year career at BRE, Watford.
Friends and colleagues wished Martin all the best for the future at a presentation at BRE’s offices on 27 May 2016.
Martin entertained everyone in attendance with a presentation entitled “Participating in History – 42 Years of Fire Safety Research and Investigation at BRE”, which covered notable moments in his career, from his early job in spacecraft design, to the present day and his current position as Technical Development Director, Fire Safety, at BRE, as well as IFE trustee and Board member.
After the presentation, a reception was held for everyone in attendance, amounting to more than a hundred people. Martin was presented with a selection of departing gifts by his colleagues, who wish him all the best and hope to still have the opportunity of working with him again in the future.