Jon Osborn, chief operating officer of Chiltern International Fire (CIF), is extending his role to cover sister company TRADA Technology. As part of the BM TRADA Group, the two companies work closely together and both provide UKAS-accredited testing and consultancy.

An environmental toxicologist with a degree in applied biosciences, Mr Osborn joined CIF in 1996 and was appointed chief operating officer in 2007. He represents CIF on various national and international technical committees, mainly in fire safety.