David Richard

David Richard

P.Eng., CFEI | Forensic Engineer

Specialties: Electrical Engineering, Fire & Explosion

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Office : Quebec

Phone : 418 622-4480     ext. 4403

Email : drichard@cep-experts.ca




With CEP since 2010, 8 years of experience. David Richard completed his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering at Laval University, in Quebec City, in 2011. As a forensic engineer, David carries out on-site investigations and prepares technical investigation reports. He also conducts laboratory tests and simulations to verify hypotheses on the nature and cause of accidents.



David specializes mainly in electrical related cases, such as appliance or product failures, as well as power equipment breakdowns, including large power transformers. David is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) from the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI).

As of today, he has performed more than 600 investigations, and has been recognized as an expert witness in court.


  • Electrical
  • Electrical equipment and network (production, transmission, distribution and consumption)
  • Power circuits
  • Electrical machines
  • Electrical power systems simulations
  • Large power system studies
  • Lightning
  • Electrical injuries
  • Control systems
  • Industrial electronics
  • Electrical disturbances
  • Fire & Explosion
  • Origin and cause
  • Fire propagation
  • Code-Compliance Study