Éric Chainé

Éric Chainé

P.Eng., IAAI-CFI, CFEI | National Corporate Practices Manager | Forensic Engineer

Specialties: Electrical Engineering, Fire & Explosion

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Office : Montreal (Laval)

Phone : 450 686-0240     ext. 4118

Email : echaine@cep-experts.ca




As National Corporate Practices Manager, Mr. Éric Chainé has the mandate to maximize knowledge sharing between experts and skill development.  



As a forensic engineer, Éric carries out on-site investigations and prepares expert reports. He does also conduct laboratory examinations and experiments to test hypotheses on the root cause of incidents being investigated. He is mainly involved in electrical-related cases, such as structure fires, product failures and power equipment breakdowns. Éric is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) from the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) from the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI).

He has carried out over 1 800 investigations and has been recognized as an expert witness in numerous court cases.


  • Fire & Explosion
  • Origin and cause
  • Fire dynamics
  • Code-compliance study
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical power equipment and network losses (production, transmission, distribution and consumption)
  • Lightning
  • Electrical injuries
  • Control systems
  • Electrical disturbances