Gert Jakobsen, Senior Fire Investigator at Envista Forensics, has more than 20 years of comprehensive experience. He is responsible for investigating fires related to origin, cause, and root cause analyses (RCA) in buildings, marine installations, technical / electrical installations and electric appliances.
Prior to his role at Envista, Jakobsen was employed in DBI (Danish Institute of Fire and security technology) where he held various positions over the years within the field of fire investigation, quality manager, and head of department. He was responsible for accreditation fire investigation according to ISO 17020.
Areas of expertise include:
• Fire Investigation
• Electrical Installations and Appliances
• Marine Installations
• Accreditation and Quality System Management
• Expert Witness reports and investigations
• Training and Education
• Fire Prevention
• Fire Regulation (DK)
• Fire Alarm and Suppression Systems
Atop his various experience and extensive expertise, Gert Jakobsen is well-known in the Nordic and European fire investigation community and has served in Nordic Fire Group and ENFSI working groups. He has served on the board in Nordic-AFI and during membership of Nordic Fire Group, participated in major revision work of the Nordic Fire Manual including implementing of the scientific method.
Jakobsen is member of IAAI and holds the IAAI-CFI certification.