Consulting Engineer, Managing Director
Eike Peltzer is a consulting engineer, founder and managing director of E.P.FIRE. Since 2021 he has been advising fire departments and operators of extinguishing systems on the transition from AFFF to fluorine-free foam. Before that, he worked for 13 years as a manager at an industrial fire brigade in the chemical industry. He has organized, carried out and accompanied numerous tests on the performance of fluorine-free foam concentrates.
Since 2016, Eike has headed the working group on firefighting foam of the German Industrial Firefighters Association (WFVD). He is a member of the technical committee on operations, extinguishing agents and environmental protection of the German Fire Brigade Association (DFV), in the fire extinguishing agent standards committee, advises the European Chemicals Agency and the Stockholm Convention committees on the effects of the PFAS regulation on foam concentrates and their users.
Eike holds a Bachelor (B.Eng.) in Rescue Engineering from TH Köln and a Master (M.Sc.) in Disaster Management from Coventry University (UK). He has also completed the national training programm for Fire Officers (Senior Management Level) in Germany.