Technical forensic origin and cause investigations; specialized in investigations of all types of fire and explosion events as well as other property loss. Supported by a background rich in applied engineering and science experience, we provide answers to the difficult questions.
We Specialize In
Persistent education, rigorous application of the scientific method, years of experience and hundreds of completed fire scene examinations, have resulted in the technical and engineering expertise at Forentech Consulting to grow to a level which allows for investigations that go beyond standard investigations.
On-location fire and explosion investigations are followed by as-needed necessary services including laboratory testing, microscopic examinations as well as field testing. Thorough and concise professional reporting ensures complete documentation to satisfy and complement any adjuster’s requirements.
Flood? Appliance failures? Vehicle or equipment failures? Negligent use? Forentech Consulting provides the required technical and engineering expertise to diagnose and provide solutions to these and many other problems.
With access to mechanical testing, metallurgical analysis, and other various testing methods, determining the root cause of any property loss or mechanical failure is standard practice. In addition, our professional reports will be able to complement any adjuster’s requirements.
Do you have questions? Does the fire science make sense? Are the claims plausible?
Forentech Consulting has over 20 years of experience in mechanical engineering technologies ranging from the oil and gas sector to the insurance industry property loss sectors. We will readily assist in answering questions or concerns arising from fire and other property loss claims.
Marcin Barker CET CFEI CVFI
In 1996 Marcin graduated with honours from the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). Captivated by design engineering, Marcin harboured 10 years of experience in the field with an astounding proficiency in several 3D design software programs. His skill-set was realized at Universe Machine Corporation’s engineering department, and later at his own company Modtek Manufacturing Corporation, where he specialised in the design, manufacture, and modification of hydraulic equipment for the oil and gas industry.
Marcin’s inquisitive and methodical nature, along with his knowledge of the operation of mechanical systems, acted as a solid foundation for his current endeavours in fire investigation. In 2011, Marcin became certified in fire and explosion investigation by the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). While operating as a partner at Anderson Associates Consulting Engineers and later as an independent fire consultant for Rae-Tech Fire Investigations he gained experience with cases related fire origin and cause investigations, property loss and heavy equipment failure analyses.”
Marcin’s passion for critical fire investigation headed the development of Forentech Consulting Ltd. Today, his interests are focused primarily on the fire investigation of vehicle, equipment and structural fires. As an independent consultant, having garnered over two decades of experience in various aspects of engineering and forensic investigations, he provides focused, technical, and analytical fire consultation to the insurance industry.
Fax: +1 780-989-3999