This is an association of more than 5,000 fire investigation professionals from across the world, united by a strong commitment to suppress the crime of arson through professional fire investigation. Richard Cumming, co-founder and director of STRIX, is a member of this organisation.
Richard Cumming, co-founder and director of STRIX, is a member of this organisation who's strict code of ethics ensures that the highest standards of integrity are maintained at all times.
STRIX are a member of the Insurance Fraud Investigation Group (IFIG) - https://www.ifig.org. The IFIG is a not for profit Organisation dedicated to the detection and prevention of Insurance Fraud. Members include the big insurers, lawyers, loss adjusters and investigation agencies such as ourselves. The IFIG is acknowledged by the UK government as a "Specified Anti-Fraud Organisation" under the Serious Crime Act 2007. Membership of this body for an investigation agency is severly restricted and firms have to be nominated and vetted by a member insurance company before they can join.
Richard Cumming co-founder and director of STRIX, is a member of this organisation which promotes an ethos of continuous professional development amongst former police officers.
Through examination and a Code of Ethics this organisation regulates and controls those engaged in professional investigation to ensure that the highest vocational standards are upheld at all times. Both Richard Cumming and Nigel Loweth co-founders and directors of STRIX, are members of this organisation. Richard was awarded his Fellowship in August 2014.