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Your Expert Witness


Dr Ivan Vince

ASK Consultants
132 Bromley Road

Contact Person: Dr Ivan Vince
Qualifications: BSc MSc PhD CEng CSci CChem MRSC FIChemE FEI
Phone: 0208 658 1210 / 07802 300302
Occupation: Health, Safety & Environmental Consultant

Dr Ivan Vince BSc MSc PhD CEng CSci CChem MRSC FIChemE FEI

Health, Safety & Environmental Consultant

If you're looking for a reliable expert witness to assist on issues of health, safety or environmental risk, ASK offers a wealth of experience and technical expertise. Our consultants have produced written and oral evidence in criminal and civil cases (on behalf of claimants, defendants and as single joint expert), commercial arbitrations in London, New York and Sydney, major public inquiries and judicial reviews. Issues in selected cases include:

  • Total loss of a container vessel due to fire and explosion in the Middle East.
  • Review of a fire investigation in an alleged arson case.
  • Damage to crops by fallout from a power station burning unconventional fuel.
  • Modelling of atmospheric concentrations and deposition of toxic and ecotoxic material from rocket exhausts.
  • Characterisation of the contamination risk posed by a proposed hazardous waste site to a local cocoa factory.
  • Safety issues raised by the proposed expansion of a UK international airport, including third-party risks from aircraft crashes onto major hazard sites and residential areas.

Other areas of expertise include:

  • • Incident investigation
  • • Regulatory compliance
  • • Due diligence audits
  • • Lecturing / training
  • • Contract research

As founder of ASK Consultants, Dr Ivan Vince has a 30-year background in research, lecturing and consultancy related to industrial hazards. He is highly experienced in incident investigation and in the assessment of risks from major hazards, air pollution and occupational exposure to chemicals.

A certified expert witness, he provides scientific evidence in criminal court cases, public inquiries, arbitrations and High Court actions on matters of health, safety and environmental concern.