About The Speaker
Mr. Sin Siang Meng Ivan
MBA, MSc, MIFireE, BSc, BCCP, BCCLA, CFEI, CHMT
As a certified emergency operations commander, crisis-emergency planner, fire safety specialist, and fire-explosion Investigator, Ivan has more than 22 years of industrial and commercial experience in the Environment, Health, Safety & Security (EHSS) Arena, with focus in infrastructure & operational risks, workplace safety & health, fire-safety & fire protection, crisis & emergency capacity building, emergency preparedness & response capability development, premise & disaster scene security, fire-rescue & hazardous materials mitigations, fire-explosion & incident investigations, business continuity & disaster recovery with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS); holding key appointments as Fire Investigation Team Leader, Head of Hazardous Materials Program, Commander of Jurong Island Fire Station, Principal Trainer of the HomeTeam & Civil Defence Academy, Head of Fire-Safety & Fire-Investigation Training Wing, Head of Specialized Fire Centre, and Assistant Director of Crisis & Contingency Planning.
Actively involved with professional organizations such as the Fire Safety Managers’ Association of Singapore (FSMAS), Society of Loss Prevention for Process Industries (SLP), Institution of Fire Engineers Singapore (IFES), Association of Company Emergency Response Teams Singapore (ACERTS), and Workgroups of SPRING Singapore Standards, Ivan was instrumental in the establishment of the pioneer fire-explosion investigation unit; build-up of the National Emergency Hazardous Materials Response System (NEHRS) that trained and certified some 1200 first responders from 12 fire stations to the NFPA 471 and NFPA 472 Standards in hazardous materials response and incident management system; led and commanded major emergency fire-rescue operations involving industrial oil & gas complexes, commercial high-rise premises and the development of the Jurong Island Contingency Plan (JICP); establishment of crisis and contingency preparedness for 2006 International Monetary Funds – World Bank Board of Governors Meetings; Implemented the nationwide Dangerous Goods Hazardous Transport Vehicles Tracking and Immobilization System (HTVTS); and the build-up of SCDF-CBRE Response Capability to meet emerging chemical and radiological terror threats.