Leadership shift at the Institution of Fire Engineers as Chair resigns

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IFE’s Chair and Technical Director Mark Chubb steps down

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has made an announcement that its Chair and Technical Director, Mark Chubb, has stepped down from his roles.

According to the official statement released by the IFE, available here, Chubb’s resignation is effective immediately.

Interim leadership by Peter Wilkinson and Hayley Burgess

In light of the resignation, the Board of Trustee Directors will gather on the 25th of July to discuss and confirm the appointment of a new Chair.

Until such a time, Vice Chair Hayley Burgess will take up the responsibilities of the Chair.

She will receive support from the International President, Peter Wilkinson.

The statement further confirms that Peter Wilkinson will also be assuming the role of Technical Director on a temporary basis.

Wilkinson is not new to the role of Technical Director. As a former Technical Director for the IFE, Wilkinson brings with him a wide range of knowledge and experience. His expertise will be pivotal in guiding the wider technical team during this transitional phase.

The Institution of Fire Engineers has not provided any further information regarding Chubb’s resignation or the process of selecting a new Chair and Technical Director.

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