Dan Stephens

Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser and Inspector for Wales

Dan has 30 years’ experience in the fire and rescue service, including:

  • Chief Fire Officer of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority
  • Chief Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (Australia)

He works with the Welsh Ministers and officials on the following issues related to the 3 Fire and Rescue Authorities in Wales:

  • operational preparedness
  • performance
  • structure and organisation

He is also legally responsible for inspecting fire safety in all non-military Crown premises in Wales.