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Organisational Structure 

Corporate Organisational Chart

The organisation chart shows how the Service is run through two directorates with five function heads. These five function heads, along with the Principal Officers make up the Corporate Management Board (CMB). 

Click here to view our organisation chart.

Corporate Management Board

If you wish to contact a member of the Corporate Management Board please either email your enquiry to or contact reception on 01609 780150.

You can  find details of our Staff Pay and Grading Structure, including the salary band of Corporate Management Board Members and senior officer salary information and expenses on this website, under the transparency section. The actual remuneration of the Principal Officers can be located on the Financial Information & Statement of Accounts Page.

The role profiles of our Corporate Management Board members can be viewed here.

Click on the photos below to read a biography of each member of our Corporate Management Board (NB these are still being added at this time).  

    CFO Nigel Hutchinson   

Nigel Hutchinson QFSM
Chief Fire Officer/ Chief Executive                                                        

 Owen Hayward Owen Hayward
Temporary Assistant Chief Fire Officer 
 Jez Rushworth Jez Rushworth
Temporary Assistant Chief Fire Officer 
 Ian Young Ian Young
Director of Information (Treasurer) 
 Carl Boasman Carl Boasman
Temporary Head of Professional Standards 
 Jon Foster Jon Foster
Temporary Head of Risk Management 
 Simon Garnett-Spence Simon Garnett-Spence
Head of Technical Services 
 Clare Godfrey Clare Godfrey
Head of Finance and Administration 
 Jan Sams Jan Sams
Head of Personnel & Pensions
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