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Fire Engineering with a difference - at Fireconnect we to aim to add value to every project we are involved in. Our very experienced and highly focused team put practicality first however also have a strong reputation for thinking outside the box in developing tailor-made fire engineering solutions.


Whilst we lead the way in the latest fire engineering design and modelling technologies, our approach to clients is to speak their language and provide practical, economical, and out of the box solutions.  




Founder and Principal Fire Engineer

IntPE, CPENG, ME(Fire), BE(Hons)


Simon is the founder and the principal of Fireconnect. He has over 17 years experience in fire engineering within New Zealand and abroad and has lead the fire engineering designs for many of  the most prestigious projects in New Zealand. Simon is vastly experienced in all the latest fire engineering technologies such as Computational Fluid Dynamics and Quantitative Risk Assessments however prefers his reputation as a practical, grounded but innovative engineer with a focus on client communication and ease of working with.  


​Contact: simon.weaver@fireconnect.co.nz

Mobile:  021 610 484


Senior Fire Engineering Consultant

MEFE(Fire), BE(Civil, 1st Hons


Jessie is a Senior Fire Engineer for Fireconnect and has over 7 years experience in as a practising Fire Engineer. Jessie has an extensive range of experience including residential complexes, healthcare, court building and police stations, educational, commercial facilities, airports, transport hubs, retail, and other major projects.  


Before Fireconnect she was the senior fire engineer at Fire and Emergency New Zealand, undertaking technical fire engineering reviews and providing advice and feedback for fire regulations at the national level. Prior to this, she held the role of a fire engineer at Aurecon, a global fire engineering leader, and one of New Zealand's largest multi-discipline engineering companies.


Contact: jessie.hou@fireconnect.co.nz

Mobile:  021 2488 886


Fire Engineering Designer

M.I.Fire.E; Nat Dip Fire & Rescue Service Operations


Brian has more than 38 years professional experience in Fire Services and Fire Safety industries. For the last eight years Brian has specialised in the preparation of fire design reports, construction monitoring, and the assessment and inspection of building fire safety systems. Brian is one of the most client focused fire engineers in New Zealand and has received numerous accolades from his clients that he has gone the extra mile to bring success to their projects. 

Contact: brian.lucas@fireconnect.co.nz

Mobile:  021 761 816


Senior Fire Engineering Consultant

CPEng, CMEngNZ, ME (Fire), BE, BBSc


Phung is Senior Fire Engineer for Fireconnect and has over 8 years experience in the industry. Phung is a Chartered Fire Engineer with Engineering NZ and has worked on some of New Zealands largest and most complex fire engineering projects including Christchurch Hospital ASB rebuild, City Rail Link, Westfield Newmarket Redevelopments.


Before Fireconnect, Phung was a senior Fire Engineer at Aurecon (from 2012), a global fire engineering leader, and one of New Zealand's largest multi-discipline engineering companies.


Contact: phung.le@fireconnect.co.nz

Mobile:  021 234 4904