Our Forensic Expert

Executive Summary

Mr. Ram Haddad is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in multiple  provinces in Canada, and (P.E.) in multiple states in the United States, a Board-Certified Diplomate in Forensic Engineering (DFE) with the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) in the United States.

Mr. Haddad is a Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI (V)),  a Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI-FIT) Certification, and has obtained the Motor Vehicle Fire Credential Endorsement Certification with the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). 

Mr. Haddad has recently become a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) with the National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications (the Pro Board’s Certification Registry) in the United States.

Mr. Haddad is also a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI) with the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI).

In addition to fire investigation certifcations, Mr. Haddad has completed the Wood Energy Technical Training Program (WETT)-Site Inspector- Certification to better serve Arcon's diverse clientele. 

Mr. Haddad has investigated and determined the origin and cause of more than 1000 fires including commercial structures, residential structures, industrial fires, marine (water crafts) fires, vehicles, wood burning systems, appliances, and heavy equipment on behalf of insurance, legal & manufacturing clients.

He is also active with the Canadian Association of Fire Investigators as a Board Member of C.A.F.I. Chapter 006. 


Areas of Expertise

  • Fire Origin and Cause Investigation
  • Mechanical Failure Analysis
  • Industrial Fires Including Coal-Coking Plants
  • Multi-Residential Complex Fire and Explosion
  • Heavy Vehicle Fires
  • Marine (Boat) Fires
  • Structural Fire Origin and Cause Determination, Incuding Welding and Other Hot Work Applications
  • Wood Burning Systems Assessment
  • Appliance Failures and Associated Fires
  • Fire/Explosion Damage/Evaluations
  • Sprinkler system failure investigation
  • Motor Vehicle Fire Investigation
  • Arson Investigations
  • Subrogation
  • Gas, Oil & Wood Furnace Evaluation
  • Expert Witness
  • Codes and Standards Assessment
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