Jason Forrest is responsible for the operations of our Melbourne fire safety engineering office. He has gained key experience in the application of international fire engineering standards through his work with Warringtonfire in the UK, the Middle East and Australia. He is experienced with all aspects of the fire engineering process, from stakeholder consultation at the concept stage to commissioning and approval at job completion.

Jason has worked on a variety of iconic projects that have required close coordination with the design team to provide holistic engineering design solutions that suit the architectural intent and functionality of the building. His experience covers projects such as international airports, high-rise residential buildings, hospital infrastructure and public assembly buildings.

Project Experience

  • Envirostream, Battery Recycling Facilities, Melbourne
  • David Jones, Bourke Street, Melbourne
  • Coca-Cola Amatil Warehouse, Moorabbin Airport, Melbourne
  • Carlton Gardens Primary School Extension, Melbourne
  • Cladding Safety Victoria building rectification works, Melbourne
  • Queen Victoria Markets food court refurbishment, Melbourne 
  • The Pavilions, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney
  • The Ovo, Green Square, Sydney
  • The Finery, Waterloo, Sydney
  • Harold Park, Tramsheds and residential precincts, Sydney
  • The Frederick, Green Square, Sydney 
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 
  • Canberra Hospital, Canberra
  • Nepean hospital multi-storey carpark, Sydney
  • Heathrow Airport, London, UK
  • Existing Terminal 1, 2, 3 and Sky Park, Abu Dhabi International Airport, United Arab Emirates
  • Lusail Katara, State of Qatar – Katara Hospitality
  • Abrej Quartier Towers, Doha, State of Qatar
  • Aladdin Towers, Dubai Creek, United Arab Emirates
  • Kenya Tower, Nairobi, Kenya
  • The Leadenhall Building (Cheese Grater), London, UK

Industry Memberships

  • Member – Engineers Australia
  • Member – Fire Protection Association Australia


  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, Civil Engineering – Teesside University, UK
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Structural Engineering – University of Manchester, UK.


e: jason.forrest@warringtonfire.com

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