Expert Profile:


David Mills

Head of Forster Profiles Middle East

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Area of Expertise:

  • Fire, ballistic & blast resistant glazing systems.
  • Fire testing to BS-476, EN-1363, EN-1643, UL263, UL9, UL10B, UL10C, ASTM-E119, NFPA-252 & NFPA 257.
  • Working to local and international fire and safety codes, such as NFPA 101 & local GCC Fire & Life Safety Codes.







David has over 17 years global construction & fa├žade industry experience, working on projects throughout Europe, the Middle East and South Asia.  Throughout most of his career, David has been involved in the design and technical development of safety and security facades and fenestration, with a focus on anti-ligature, acoustic, fire, smoke, ballistic, blast and manual attack resistant glazing systems.

In the Middle East region, David and his team have worked on many major landmark projects, and this portfolio includes the developed of bespoke project specific fire resistant facades systems, which are now being installed on the new Midfield Terminal Building at Abu Dhabi Airport.

Company Profile

Forster develops and produces the highest quality profile systems which can be used in a wide variety of applications.

  • doors and windows with thermal break
  • curtain walls and glazed roofs
  • doors and windows without thermal break
  • fire- and smoke-proof screenings
  • safety doors and windows (burglar proof, bullet proof)
  • doors, windows and curtain walls in stainless steel