Dave began his career with Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service, where he joined as a firefighter in 1995. Since then, Dave has worked across many departments at GFRS and has held a variety of roles, including logistics and technical support, community risk, operational response, business planning and more recently, Dave has been responsible for training and development alongside human resources.
In August 2020, Dave joined Surrey Fire & Rescue Service as Area Commander for Community Resilience, within this role Dave has been specifically focusing on response and mobilising.
Dave is looking forward to meeting all staff within AF&RS to see first hand how we can all work together to deliver highly professional and valued services to our local communities. Dave is passionate about developing a diverse and inclusive Service that is able to meet current and future challenges.