Rene Hynek has completed HTL in mechanical engineering and automation technology. He then worked as a technical draughtsman at Liebherr, designing track drives, frames and tanks for tracked vehicles.
For several years Rene Hynek was an instructor at the fire brigade school of Tyrol, where his subjects were: Hazardous goods and radiation protection, measurement technology, technical human rescue, height rescue, tactics and fire fighting. Afterwards Rene Hynek was sales engineer First Responder MSA Austria. For several years he worked for the leading provider of personal protective equipment as Business Development Manager for Central Europe, where he dealt intensively with the topic of employee protection.
With the vision of reducing accidents and increasing the safety of emergency services and employees, he founded the Fire Brigade Competence Centre in 2008. With the increase in occupational accidents and the demand from international companies to develop an economical solution in the field of preventive measures, the competence centre became the engineering office RENEK Engineering in 2014, which Rene Hynek manages together with his partner. In addition to the evaluation of workplaces and the preparation of expert opinions, the task was to develop customer-specific solutions.
Safety Certification GmbH was founded in 2017.