Dr Robert E Brown is an expert witness in the fields of electrical, electronic and control engineering.
Achieving a first class honours degree (BEng), in Electronic Systems and Control Engineering, a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in Electrical Engineering, and attaining Chartered Electrical Engineer status, Dr Brown has worked extensively within the manufacturing, utility and construction sectors, as a consultant engineer with many large blue chip organisations and well as small OME and start-up companies.
Robert, as he likes to called, is an acclaimed expert in the operation and design of electrical fault protection systems. He also has extensive experience in the operation, design, manufacture and testing of electrical and electronic control systems for domestic and industrial environments.
Robert continues to work as a consultant engineer and researcher whilst in the main, undertakes to help in litigation and insurance claims where and understanding of electrical circumstances and phenomena are sought for settlement.
Robert’s litigation and insurance claim specialisms are, …
Erroneous reading/assessment of electricity usage
Theft of electricity
Electrical related fires and causation
Contamination of electrical/electronic equipment due to flood, water and debris ingress
Protection devices in electrical system and the non-conformity of electrical systems in relation to electrical shocks and fatal electrocutions
Circumstances and causation of electrical shock and electrocution
Industrial automatic process control systems, design, installation, testing, commissioning and operation
Malfunction of electrical electronic equipment incurring personal injury
Proposed damage caused by electrical surge/lightning strike
Testing and compliance of electrical/electronic systems to standard
Fundamental operation of electrical devices, explanation of electrical fundamental electrical phenomena particularly with reference to fire ignition
Analysis of Stun Gun attributes
Robert has provided written (CPR 19 and 35 Expert reports) and oral evidence for hearings in the High Court, Crown and County County Courts, as well as National and International Courts of Arbitration.
Robert is increasingly in demand from solicitors, barristers, companies and personal clients both at home and abroad, however Robert’s ethos is to help any party, no matter the significance of the problem. Recently, Robert has added a second theme to his career, as a consultant to the television/media companies advising and appearing in consumer advice and science based programmes.
Site specific certificates
Robert is CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) qualified and also TTS5U certified: GWO Working at Height & Rescue