Neil’s background is in the management of fire services. He was CEO of the Country Fire Authority, Assistant Chief of Melbourne Fire Brigade and is currently chairman of the Emergency Services Foundation. He has 40 years experience in the emergency services and related industries. He has worked with Australian, US, UK and Chinese Fire Services as well as working in Vietnam, Papua New Guinea and Fiji on various aid projects helping to build emergency services for these countries. Neils main focus is the editorial content for Asia Pacific Fire.