Phil joined MDM after a 34-year career in the UK Fire and Rescue Service. Phil has experience in a wide range of Fire and Rescue Service references and disciplines serving in all ranks up to and including a period as Chief Fire Officer retiring from Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service. Phil is a Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers having served on the International Council and as a Branch President. He is a graduate of the Fire and Rescue Service Executive Leadership Programme and has worked with US Fire and Rescue Services. He also holds Her Majesty the Queen’s Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.