24 March 2022 | County Hall, Belvedere Road London

Benjamin Ralph

Job Role

Partner / Head of Fire Safety, Foster + Partners


Benjamin is a Chartered Engineer (Fire), Chartered Engineer (Mechanical) and Partner at Foster + Partners. Paramount among his primary drivers is early and integrated conscientious fire safety design – unlocked through iterative creation, multi-objective optimisation, and quantitative risk-based engineering analysis. He is a published academic author, an active STEM Ambassador, and a frequent guest lecturer. Benjamin is passionate about diversity and inclusion – especially fostering the achievements of people with learning differences and advocating design of spaces for all abilities and neurodiversities. His areas of technical expertise are fire experimentation and CFD-based fire modelling.