Faimeen Shah

Managing Director | Chartered Professional Engineer (Fire Safety) - VORTEX FIRE Engineer Consultants


Faimeen has been involved in providing fire engineering consultancy services for over 15 years internationally and has been based in the Middle East for the last 7 years.  His work ranges from conceptual design to complex fire engineering analysis and project execution.  Faimeen’s area of expertise is providing fire and life safety solutions for the built environment to bring architectural, commercial, social and sustainability benefits.  He applies scientific and fire engineering principles including complex occupant evacuation and CFD fire modelling to provide an optimum and balanced fire safety solutions.  Having a mechanical engineering background, Faimeen has an excellent understanding of smoke control systems and fire management strategies involving the interaction between fire and other building services.  Faimeen is also conversant in fire services design of active fire systems, code consulting and project management.  Faimeen is also experienced in product development of passive fire safety systems involving fire, smoke and acoustic testing as well as assisting in the development of fire and smoke codes and standards.

Company Profile:

Vortex Fire offers independent fire engineering consultancy services for the Middle East, North Africa and Asia Pacific regions from concept to project completion and beyond. We work closely with the client and design team to understand their design aspirations and apply advanced fire engineering techniques to provide effective fire safety solutions. We strive to implement latest technology and provide innovative solutions to enhance sustainability and ease of construction. For more details, please visit

Fire & Life Safety Strategy, Performance-Based Design, Fire Risk Assessment and Audit, Third Party Peer Review, CFD Fire and Smoke Modelling, Egress Modelling, Emergency Response and Evacuation Plans