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Andrew Roberts


Andrew joined UMB in 2017 as the University Fire Marshal, initially working within the Department of Environmental Health and Safety. Andrew has served as Director of the Office of the Fire Marshal since the department’s creation in 2021.  Andrew is a registered Professional Engineer and has 10+ years’ experience in fire protection and fire safety. Prior to joining UMB, Andrew worked as a Senior Fire Protection Engineer at the National Institutes of Health - Division of the Fire Marshal. He also has prior experience with design and specification of fire protection and life safety systems. Andrew graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he obtained degrees in Fire Protection (Master of Engineering), Fire Protection Engineering (Bachelor of Science), and Engineering Project Management (Graduate Certificate).