Chief Fire Officer
Kathryn is the Chief Fire Officer for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service beginning her role as a retained firefighter at Redruth in 1999.
Kathryn joined Cornwall County Fire Brigade in 1999 as a retained firefighter and was successful in the wholetime recruitment in 2001. Since then she has operated across most functions and locations, including training which she loved very much. Her key roles included temporary Station Manager serving in the East of Cornwall in 2014, promotion to Group Manager People and Training in April 2017, Area Manager Service Delivery in August 2017, Assistant Chief Fire Officer in September 2019.
Kathryn was appointed to Chief Fire Officer in March 2021 and is exceptionally proud to hold this role in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Work is of course a balance and “away from work” Kathryn enjoys very much going to the gym (lots of burpees), she loves spending time at the beach or anywhere as its stunning in Cornwall!! She is very lucky to share her life with friends and her cat Bob, who keeps her grounded and is fab for her wellbeing!
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