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Birgitte Messerschmidt is Director, Applied Research, National Fire Protection Association. She is responsible for NFPA’s Research Strategy including global research outreach and manages research on fire problems and other safety issues (e.g. electrical deaths and injuries, CO incidents) using statistical data, detailed incident information, and reviews of relevant literature/research.  She has a M. Sc. In Civil Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and has spent her entire career working on fire safety issues.  Making our built environment more resilient to fire through better understanding of the impact of construction products and methods, as well as testing procedures and policy has been a career long passion. She has been involved in testing and research as well as standardization and advocacy. She has published and presented numerous papers on fire safety issues.

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