Trustee Chris Case reappointed for second term - Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Fire and Rescue Service senior officer Chris Case has been reappointed as a Royal Armouries’ Trustee for a second, four-year term.

Chris was reappointed by Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, earlier this month and is set to remain in post until November 2016.

Wes Paul, Chairman of Royal Armouries’ Board of Trustees, said, “We are delighted that Chris has been reappointed and I look forward to working with him for another four years. He is a committed and hard-working Trustee, with a passion for the national collection, and has played a significant role in our recent successes.”

Chris has served as a Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service officer for 22 years and currently manages the St Helen’s District of the County.

Following a various operational postings, he became Station Commander for Toxteth, Liverpool and was then transferred to Merseyside Police in 2004 to create the UK’s first dedicated pyrotechnics crime team, comprising Police, Fire and Forensic officers, working closely with agencies around the world.

Around this work, Chris is a visiting lecturer at the Fire Service College, the Army School of Ammunition and a number of other universities and agencies worldwide.

Chris is a member of various Associations and Institutes, such as the Institute of Fire Engineers, International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators, and is currently Vice-president of the Institute of Explosives Engineers.

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