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Corporate Management Team

Corporate Management Team

Dawn Whittaker CFO

Chief Fire Officer & Chief Executive (CFO & CE)

 

Dawn Whittaker (Interim)

It is the role of the CFO & CE to deliver the strategic aims and objectives on behalf of the Fire Authority.

The CFO & CE is also responsible for:  

  • advising the Fire Authority on all operational matters
  • ensuring that the Service continues to meet its statutory obligations, through reducing risk, maintaining operational assurance and resilience
  • and providing value for money

The CFO & CE is supported by the Corporate Management Team which consists of the Deputy Chief Fire Officer, the Assistant Chief Fire Officer and six Assistant Directors as set out below.

 The CFO is in charge of the following:


Resources / Treasurer

Assistant Director

Duncan Savage    

Responsible for:

  • Finance 

  • Procurement, contracts and Insurance    

  • IMD (IT) 

  • Estates 


ACFO Mark Andrews

Deputy Chief Fire Officer - Director of Service Delivery

Mark Andrews  (Interim)

It is the role of the DCFO:

  • To ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient Fire and Rescue Service to all of the diverse communities of East Sussex and the City of Brighton & Hove in accordance with all statutory, legal and other obligations making East Sussex and the City of Brighton & Hove a safer place and achieving its corporate objectives.
  • To direct and strategically lead the Service Delivery Directorate comprising Response & Resilience, Operational Support and HR & Organisational Development. 

The DCFO is in charge of the following:


HR and Organisational Development

Assistant Director

Vicky Chart

Responsible for:

  • Payroll/Pensions
  • HR
  • Organisational Development
  • Administrative Support for the Assistant Directors 


Safer Communities

Assistant Director

Mark Matthews

Responsible for:

  • Boroughs and stations
  • Community Safety
  • Business Safety 


Operational Support and Resilience

Assistant Director

Richard Fowler (Interim)

Responsible for:

  • Engineering
  • Operational Planning Policy
  • Sussex Control Centre
  • Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme  ( ESMCP)

Mark O'Brien

Assistant Chief Fire Officer - Director of Service Planning & Assurance

Mark O'Brien (Interim)

It is the role of the ACFO:      

  • To ensure the provision of an effective and efficient Fire and Rescue Service to all of the diverse communities of East Sussex and the City of Brighton & Hove in accordance with all statutory, legal and other obligations making East Sussex and the City of Brighton & Hove a safer place and achieving its corporate objectives;      
  • To direct and strategically lead on the Service Planning & Assurance Directorate comprising Safety & Assurance, Resources and Planning & Improvement.        

The ACFO is in charge of the following:


Training and Assurance

Assistant Director

Hannah Scott-Youldon

Responsible for:

  • The Service Training Centre
  • Workforce Development
  • Operational training 


Planning and Improvement

Assistant Director

Liz Ridley

Responsible for:

  • Performance Management, Community Risk Management
  • Democratic Services 
  • Marketing, Communications and Business Services

Corporate Management Team Meeting Minutes



Latest Update :
19 April 2017
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