Assistant Chief Fire Officer
Steve joined GMFRS as Assistant Chief Fire Officer in April 2021.
In his role as ACFO Director of Service Development at GMFRS, one of Steve’s main focuses is overseeing the delivery of our leadership and culture ambitions. He will also focus on the Service’s approach to ensuring Service Excellence, Training Delivery, Health and Safety and Special Projects.
Steve has spent 21 years working for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, beginning his career as a firefighter in the Pennine Area. He has worked across various Service Support and Service Delivery roles, most recently as A/ACFO Director of Service Delivery.
In that role Steve has held responsibility for the strategic leadership and management of frontline emergency response and prevention services across Lancashire’s 39 fire stations during the pandemic.
He is also a graduate of the Executive Leadership Programme, a member of the Chartered Management Institute and the National Fire Chiefs Council.