Strategic Leadership Board

Our Strategic Leadership Board (SLB), led by the Chief Fire Officer, is responsible for delivering the Service strategy. The Board shows enduring and strong leadership, with managers and operational commanders each delivering their parts of the plan. The Fire Authority ensures that our strategy is focused and delivered in ways that are clear and understandable for our communities across the two counties.

  • Fire and Rescue Authority

    • Treasurer
    • CFO’s Exec. Assistant (SLB Comms) & PAs

    Chief Fire Officer / Chief Executive

    • Monitoring Officer
    • Assistant Director – Legal
    • Committee & Member Services
    • Information Governance
    • Solicitor
    • Deputy Chief Fire Officer

      Director of Response
      • Area Commander Response
      • 3 x District Command
      • National Resilience
      • Projects
        Fire Control
        Command Excellence
    • Assistant Chief Fire Officer

      Director of Protection
      • Area Commander Protection
      • Protection
      • Ops Policy & Ops Assurance
      • Fire Control
      • Health & Safety
      • Comms
      • Digital Media
      • Assistant Director Assets
      • ICT
      • Property & Environment
      • Ops Logs & Fleet
    • Assistant Chief Officer

      Director of Prevention
      • Area Commander Prevention
      • Prevention
      • HMICFRS
      • HR & Development
      • P&I Department
      • Training Centre
    • Director of Finance

      • Assistant Director Finance
      • Finance
      • Pensions

Jon Pryce

Chief Fire

Guy Palmer

Deputy Chief
Fire Officer

Ade Elliott

Assistant Chief
Fire Officer

Anna Davidson

Chief Officer

Martin Reohorn

of Finance

George Marshall

Area Commander,
Assistant Director Protection

Sam Pink

Area Commander, Assistant
Director Operational Response

Jonathan Butlin

Area Commander,
Assistant Director Prevention

Lee Watson

Area Commander, Assistant
Director Operational Support

Maxine Laugher

Fire Control Project

Lisa Colenutt

Executive Assistant
to Chief Fire Officer

If you would like to contact any members of the Senior Leadership Board, please email your enquiry to or call 0345 122 4454.