Our Team

Your Fire Engineers & Fire Design Consultants

 The Origin Fire team is comprised of several experienced fire engineers, fire protection engineers & fire protection designers, led by managing director Michael James, and based in Auckland, NZ. Our team are well known for their experience, innovation and reliability across fire engineering, fire safety, and passive fire protection. Due to our team’s specialist knowledge, we can also provide peer review, expert witness and advisory services.

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Michael James

Michael James

Managing Director
ME(Fire), BE(Mech), CPENG, IntPE, MIPENZ(Fire), MSFPE
T 09 520 9591
M 021 708 460
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Sajeesh Nair

Sajeesh Nair

Team Leader, Fire Engineering
PG Cert(Fire), MSc(Electronics), GIPENZ
T 09 520 9596
M 021 023 60042
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Alex Zhu

Fire Engineer
PhD(Mech), ME & BE(Chem)
T 09 520 9598
M 027 393 5688
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Sarath Samarasekara

Sarath (Sam) Samarasekara

Fire Engineer
MIFireE, CEng(Mech), MIE(Sri Lanka)
T 09 520 9595
M 021 115 8276
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Christine Cann

Christine Cann

Senior Fire Safety Technician
NZCE(Mech)
T 09 520 9593
M 021 172 9118
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Wayne Joseph

Wayne Joseph

Senior Fire Protection Engineer
BSc(Fire Science and Safety)
M 021 545 904
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Clive Revie

Clive Revie

Emergency Lighting Engineer
BE(Elec), Elec Technicians Cert., NZCE(Int), GIPENZ
T 09 869 5718
M 021 076 7761
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Allen Bestwick

Team Leader, Passive Fire
BBS(Mgmt), GIFireE, FNZFBI, NZQA-L4 Fire Protection Systems Inspection
T 09 869 5716
M 021 245 8689
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Sherry Wang

Sherry Wang

Intermediate Fire Engineer
MEngSt (Fire), ME & BE (Mech), LEED AP BD+C
T: 09 869 5714
M: 027 468 0659
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Pierre-Jacques Gandino

Fire Engineer
Masters Civil Engineering
T 09 869 5712
M 021 0267 2980
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Mona Liu

Fire Engineer
MengSt(Fire), ME(Chem, Hons), BE(Chem, Hons), GIPENZ
T 09 520 9599
M 021 0327585
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Diane Chen

Fire Protection Designer
BArch (Bachelor of Architecture), Diploma in Landscape Design
T 09 869 5717
M 021 1553913
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Wendy James

Wendy James

Wellness and Culture Manager
BHSc(CompMed), GradDipBus
T 09 869 5713
M 021 507 038

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