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Edwin Low

Edwin Low

Associate - Associate Director of Dr J H Burgoyne & Partners (Int'l) Ltd

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Singapore Office, Singapore


Electrical Engineering, Fire & Explosion


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Academic and Professional Qualifications:

BEngEE Electrical & Electronics Engineering - University of Glasgow
DipEEE Electrical & Electronics Engineering - Singapore Polytechnic
MIFireE Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers


Edwin obtained his BEng honours degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Glasgow University following 6 years’ military service in the Republic of Singapore Air Force as a Ground Equipment Technical Specialist. He then spent 4 years working as a Project Engineer with a company manufacturing cranes and hoists suitable for use in hazardous and explosive environments. He has also worked at an engineering and construction company and was responsible for project management, including installation, testing and commissioning electronic control equipment.

Edwin joined Burgoynes in Singapore in 2002 and he became an Associate Director of Dr J H Burgoyne & Partners (Int'l) Ltd in 2014. He specialises mainly in the forensic investigation of electrical failures and fires on behalf of insurance clients and their legal advisors. The fires he has investigated range from small domestic incidents to vessels, warehouses, large industrial premises and power stations, in many countries within Asia and in the Middle East. He has investigated electrical failures of equipment in the medium, high and extra high voltage ranges, including transmission cables, switchgear equipment, uninterruptible power supply units, induction motors, turbine generators, and distribution, power and generator transformers. The cases are investigated in anticipation of litigation and he has given expert witness evidence in court proceedings and in arbitrations.