Fire officer 41 years. Acting Assistant Commissioner, Brisbane Fire Commander, Executive Manager- Fire Safety, Director Operational Performance. Chaired AFAC’s Built Environment Committee, Vice President of Fire Protection Association. Degree in International Relations, Graduate of Institution Fire Engineers, Diploma Front Line Management/Command & Control in Emergency Management. Awarded commendations, Citations from the Prime Minister, Ministers, Director’s General and Fire Service & Police Commissioners, the Australian Centenary Medal, the Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM). Remains passionate protecting life, property and the envirnonment and about fire safety, fire services and disaster and emergency management at the local, state, national and international level.