Nigel Hutchinson, CFOA Strategic Lead on Road Safety
Nigel Hutchinson is the chief fire officer and chief executive of North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, a position he has held since 2005.
His fire service career began in West Yorkshire in 1983 and over the following 19 years he served in a variety of roles including operations, fire safety and training, holding senior management positions since 1997.
Since moving to North Yorkshire in 2002, he has been instrumental in aligning the organisation to be more outward facing, promoting joint working with other organisations for the purpose of improving community safety and wellbeing.
Nigel is chairman of the CFOA led national Road Safety Executive Board and in 2014 became CFOA’s strategic lead on road safety.