Solis Fire Engineers offers Expert Witness services for Building Code compliance matters and post-incident analysis. Jonathan Shelley is not only a highly experienced and well-respected consulting fire engineer with many years in the industry, he is also a former fire investigator and professional fire fighter, with a wealth of practical firefighting and post-fire investigation experience under his belt. This provides Jonathan with the necessary technical expertise, practical experience, and credibility, to be an effective Expert Witness.


Jonathan’s education includes Expert Witness training at the University of New South Wales, Fire Investigation courses with the New Zealand Fire Service (Level 1, 2 and 3 Fire Investigation) and an adaptation of the US National Fire Academy’s Fire/Arson Investigation course, designed to comply with NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033. Whether authoring technical reports or providing evidence on the stand, Jonathan has the credibility as an Expert Witness that many others in the industry simply cannot match.