Critical Facilities Summit Presenter Bio

Robert J. James

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Global Inspection Leader, Building, Fire, Life Safety and Security Industries

Robert James is the Global Inspection Leader for UL’s Building, Fire, Life Safety and Security Industries. In this role, Robert oversees the global building and security inspection program related to assisting owners with building fire/life safety and site security concerns. Robert leads educational seminars, develops internet based training programs, works with the model fire code committees and serves as a liaison between the UL fire service research staff and the regulatory community. He is active with the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, currently Chairs the NFPA 400, Hazardous Materials Code, and is an alternate member on NFPA 101 TTC, NFPA 3-4, NFPA 1030 and NFPA 1730. Prior to this role Robert has over 30 years of inspection services experience and was the Fire Marshal for the City of Bloomington, Minnesota.


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