Experts

Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown P.Eng, EUR ING, CEng, SMIEEE

Chief High Voltage Forensic Engineer

andy.brown@pario.ca

Areas of Expertise

  • Electrical Failure Investigations & testing large Electrical plants; includes rotating machinery, transformers, cables, switchgear, batteries, and generators
  • Forensic Investigations and Root Cause Failure Investigations (RCFA)
  • Investigations of Electric Shock / Electrocution
  • Transmission & Distribution failure investigation
  • High Energy Arc Flash investigations
  • High Voltage Electrical Engineering; Testing & Consulting
  • Electrical Generation—Turbo-generator, Nuclear and Conventional plants, Hydro generation, gas and diesel standby systems, Wind and Biomass
  • Independent large Turbo Generator Specialist
  • Developing unique & noval repair options for cost effectiveness & equipment reliability 
  • Leadership, Health & Safety
  • Specialist High Voltage & Forensic Courses

Education

  • HTEC Diploma (HND), Electrical Plant Engineering (UK)
  • Engineering Council Registration
  • Diploma Forensic Sciences
  • Henley Management Certificates Strategic Management / Personnel Management
  • Quality Assurance Lead Auditor ISO9000;2000
  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate (UK), JEHSC certification (Canada), OSHA (US)

Previous Experience

  • 7 Years - Forensic Engineering / Science; Giffin Koerth / 30fe and Jensen Hughes (Canada)
  • 8 Years – HV testing and scientific investigations; Kinectrics Engineering & Research (Canada)
  • 5 Years – Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering / consulting; Iris Power Engineering (UK- Canada)
  • 4 Years – Engineering Consulting / HV Testing; Mott Macdonald / Bae SEMA (UK)
  • 17 Years – Power Plant Engineering Specialist; CEGB / Nuclear Electric (UK)

Professional Certifications

  • Registered in Alberta & Saskatchewan with APEGA & APEGS
  • Registered with Engineering Council in UK (Chartered Engineer, C.Eng)
  • Registered Engineer in Europe (European Engineer, Eur Ing)
  • Associate Member Ontario Association of Professional Engineers
  • Senior Member Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (SM.IEEE)
  • Member Institute Engineers & Technicians (IET) formally IEE (M.IET)