Chris is a serving Station Officer who joined the London Fire Brigade in 1998. Starting as a Firefighter and progressing to Crew Manger and Watch Manager on both single appliance and multi appliance stations.
He joined the LFB Fire Investigation Team in 2015 and holds a Level 5 skills for justice certificate in Fire Investigation, Chris is a member of both the International Association of Arson Investigators & UK-AFI. Chris has undertaken and passed the IAAI Fire Investigation Technician program (IAAI-FIT) and is a qualified Electrician.
During his time in the Fire Investigation Team Chris has investigated over 180 fires. He has attended and given evidence at both Crown and Coroners courts. He spent two and a half years as part of the Management Support team before returning as a full-time fire investigator in mid 2019.
Prior to joining the LFB Chris worked as an Electro-mechanical fitter for the London Underground following a 5-year apprenticeship.