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Catherine Akehurst

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Assistant Chief Constable Catherine Akehurst is the National Contact Management Lead for the National Police Chiefs’ Council.

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Kevin Corker

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Kevin is an architecture and planning professional working for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.

Lucy D’Orsi

Lucy D’Orsi

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Lucy D’Orsi is the Chief Constable of the British Transport Police. She is also the National Police Chiefs Council lead for Less Lethal Weapons.

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Rob Davis

Rob Davis

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Rob is a retired fire officer who served for 30 years and has had a long involvement in international disaster response and disaster risk reduction.

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Karl Demian

Karl Demian

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Karl is the CEO of TASC, the national charity dedicated to supporting the mental, physical and financial wellbeing of the UK’s ambulance family.

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Graham Farrell

Graham Farrell

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Graham Farrell is a Professor of Crime Science at the University of Leeds.

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Darren Forde

Darren Forde

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Darre in is the CEO of Irish start up firm Eco Powered Cabinets.

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Graham Goulden

Graham Goulden

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Graham is a retired Scottish police officer and is now a national trainer with the Active Bystander in Law Enforcement (ABLE) programme working in the US and the UK.

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Lauren Hayes

Lauren Hayes

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Lauren Hayes is currently serving as a firefighter in Manchester Fire and Rescue Service at Eccles station which specialises in water and animal rescue.

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Leigh Hext

Leigh Hext

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Leigh is a Dog Handler at Avon and Somerset Police.

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Susanne Hohner

Susanne Hohner

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Susanne Hohner is the International Project Manager for AK MedTec.

Jon Horgan

Jon Horgan

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Jon Horgan is a Senior Research & Innovation Scientist at Ordnance Survey.

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Ian Hughill

Ian Hughill

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Ian is a volunteer with Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team.

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Chris Kendall

Chris Kendall

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Chris is a Station Commander within the UKFRS, with over 20 years’ experience in both rural and metropolitan services and the founder of Psychology of Rescue.

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Gill Kernick

Gill Kernick

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Gill is Transformation Director for Arup University and author of Catastrophe and Systemic Change.

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Catherine Levin

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Catherine writes and commissions content from across the emergency services as well as interviewing senior leaders. She also hosts our webinar series exploring timely topics with a range of speakers.

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Phil Loach

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Phil is the former Chief Fire Officer for West Midlands Fire Service.

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John Lord

John Lord

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John is the founder of The Invisible Risk, a conference and soon to be charity focused on raising awareness of the cancer related risks of contaminated firefighter PPE.

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DCC Simon Megicks.

Simon Megicks

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Deputy Chief Constable Simon Megicks is the Senior Responsible Officer for the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s Digital Public Contact Programme.

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Mike Park

Mike Park

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Mike is the Chief Executive Officer of Mountain Rescue England and Wales.

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Anna Parry

Anna Parry

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Anna is the Managing Director of the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives.

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Martin Phillips

Martin Phillips

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Martin is the Communications Manager for Serve On.

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Rebecca Pocklington

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Rebecca is Content Editor for The Fire Fighters Charity and writes regularly for Emergency Services Times. She wrote a 6-part series on the charity’s 80th anniversary which we published throughout 2023.

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Matt Quigley

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Matt Quigley is the Senior Product Platform Manager for the Connected Firefighter Platform at MSA Safety. In this role, Matt is responsible for leading the connected device and cloud-software development for MSA Safety’s Global Fire Service portfolio. He joined MSA Safety in 2011.

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Priya Rakkar.

Priya Rakkar

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Priya looks after all our digital products, creating graphics, managing the technology behind our webinars and is also working on editorial.

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Colin Richardson

Colin Richardson

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Colin is Assistant Professor, Marketing, Operations and Systems, Newcastle Business School in the Faculty of Business and Law in Northumbria University.

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Helen Vine

Helen Vine

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Helen is AACE’s assistant director and assumed this role in January 2024 having previously held the role of national strategic lead for volunteering in the NHS ambulance sector.

 

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Jamie Ward

Jamie Ward

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Jamie joined Air Ambulances UK in June 2022 after over four years working in the third sector accumulating experience in public policy, research, data analysis and advocacy. He is passionate about supporting the air ambulance community to tackle national policy issues.

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Clive White

Clive White

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CEO and Co-founder of IsEveryoneSafe; Clive is an experienced business transformation and technology leader with an international career spanning banking, insurance, pensions and investments, telecoms, media and technology including critical national infrastructure.

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