Dr. Adam Bittern


Adam founded Astute Fire in 2010. He has a fire service background with over 10 years experience working as a fire engineering consultant on projects throughout Europe and the Middle East. During this time he has worked on an entire array of buildings including some of the worlds tallest.

Adam currently heads the Edinburgh based team and works on projects throughout the UK, including London.

Adam shares Craig’s passion for tall building design, he is a member of the SFPE Tall Building Committee, author of the SFPE Tall Building Design Guide, advisor to the Scottish Government on Fire Engineering design and successfully completed his PhD in smoke control for tall buildings at the University of Edinburgh.


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