HERITAGE Asia – Pacific (heritAP)

A Network of Heritage Practitioners supported by WHITRAP Shanghai

Mr Christopher MARRION
Country: United States

Fire Engineering, Disaster Management


ICOMOS-ICORP // Marrion Fire & Risk Consulting PE LLC



Professional/Research Area(s):

Disaster Risk Management, Cultural Heritage, Fire, Emergency Response and Recovery

Short Resume:

Chris Marrion, PE, F-SFPE is the Founder of Marrion Fire & Risk Consulting, President of ICOMOS's International Scientific Committee on Risk Preparedness (ICOMOS-ICORP), and past Board Member for US-ICOMOS. Chris holds a Master's Degree in Fire Engineering, is a Special Expert for NFPA, a Board Member of the National Fire Heritage Center, and an SFPE Fellow. Chris specializes in protecting our cultural heritage from disasters/climate change. His work focuses on providing risk-informed, cost-effective prevention/mitigation, emergency response and recovery strategies to protect our cultural heritage from disasters/climate change and impacts of climate change. For over 30 years he has worked with numerous NGO's, Government entities, private and public clients, including to incorporate the need to protect cultural heritage into global disaster management framework documents including the ‘Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction’, as well as helping to create awareness, build capacity, and provide practical guidance regarding protecting our cultural heritage.