Fire Protection Engineering Consultants

Our experienced staff of Professional Engineers and Fire Protection Engineering Technologists provide a wide range of skills to meet the needs of our clients.

Management Team

Leslie Sims

Leslie Sims P.Eng.

Principal, President

Leslie Sims is a Professional Engineer, founding principal, and President of ARENCON inc. She has extensive experience as a building code and fire safety consultant, bringing unique solutions to complex buildings and design, as well as assessment of hazardous operations.

Shaun Kelly

Shaun Kelly P.Eng., CEng MIEI

Principal

Shaun Kelly is a versatile fire and life safety consultant specialising in code reviews, fire protection system design, engineered solutions, and project management of fire safety systems installations for multi-facility clients.

Walter Miller

Walter Miller P.Eng. FEC, Consulting Engineer

Principal

Walter Miller, ARENCON inc . ’s founding president, is a Professional Engineer and a seasoned consultant specialising in the area of fire safety systems and project management.

Michael Zukov

Michael Zukov P.Eng., Consulting Engineer

Principal

Michael Zukov is a Professional Engineer and achieved the designation Consulting Engineer with over a decade of experience in fire protection. His experience includes code assessments, fire alarm & mass notification systems design, sprinkler & standpipe system design, project management, and security consulting.

Alexander Yarmoluk

Alexander Yarmoluk FPET, C.Tech.

Associate Principal

Alexander Yarmoluk is a Fire Protection Engineering Technologist specialising in fire suppression system design.  His experience includes system design and review (including hydraulic calculations), project management, system commissioning, site surveys and assessment, as well as fire safety evacuation planning.  Alexander is a certified member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT), and an Executive Board Member of the Canadian Fire Safety Association (CFSA).

Engineering & Consulting Team

Nathan Chan FPET, C.Tech

Nathan Chan is a Fire Protection Engineering Technologist specialising in fire suppression system assessment and design.  His experience includes fire alarm, sprinkler/standpipe, and suppression system design, project management, commissioning, and field audits/surveys.  Nathan is a certified member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

James Cleary P.Eng.

Jim Cleary is a Professional Engineer with extensive experience working with fire codes and assessing hazardous processes and operations. His chemical engineering background is an asset in understanding potential fire and explosion hazards posed by industrial operations.

Zhendong (Mark) He FPET, C.E.T.

Mark He is a Fire Protection Engineering Technologist specialising in fire suppression system design and review. His project experience includes fire alarm, VESDA system, sprinkler/standpipe/fire pump system designs, analysis and associated hydraulic calculations, project management, site surveys and commissioning. Mark is a certified member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Ian Lasby B.Eng., EIT

Ian Lasby is a versatile fire and life safety consultant with a background in chemical engineering.  His experience includes code reviews and assessments of hazardous processes and operations.

Ian Li FPET

Ian Li is a Fire Protection Engineering Technologist specialising in fire suppression system design and review.   His project experience includes sprinkler/standpipe/fire pump design, fire alarm design, site review audits, and time-based egress analysis.  Ian is a member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Magdalena McCarty B.Eng., EIT

Magdalena McCarty is a versatile fire and life safety consultant with a background in chemical engineering.  Her experience includes code reviews and assessments of hazardous processes and operations.

Matthew McDonald FPET

Matthew McDonald is a Fire Protection Engineering Technologist specialising in building and fire code assessments and analysis.  His project experience includes preparation of code reports for industrial, residential, and educational occupancies, as well as change of use and alternative solutions.  Matthew is a member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Kashyap Patel M.Sc.

Kashyap Patel is a fire safety consultant with a Masters in Fire and Explosion Engineering. He has experience in reviews of design/construction documents and development of performance based approaches in support of compliance alternatives for renovation and new construction and life safety studies for new, existing and renovated buildings.

LeeAnn Xerri

LeeAnn Xerri is a project assistant and intermediate designer.  Her experience includes project management, fire safety plan development, fire evacuation planning, as well as working with municipalities to process building permit applications.

Administrative & Support Staff

Gráinne Duggan

Gráinne Duggan is an Office Manager with extensive experience in implementing office operations and procedures, preparing payroll, designing filing systems, preparing budgets, analysing financial variances, and assigning and monitoring clerical functions.

Pamela McComiskey

Pamela McComiskey is an Administrative Assistant with experience in developing and maintaining filing systems, providing clerical support, data entry, resolving administrative problems, and preparing internal documents.

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