Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser

Peter Holland CBE

Peter Holland CBE

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Biography

Peter Holland was appointed Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser on 28 January 2013.

Peter joins the Department for Communities and Local Government following a career in fire and rescue spanning more than 40 years. His wide-ranging experience includes frontline fire fighting, senior management, the leadership of 2 brigades, International President of the Institution of Fire Engineers, and a national role as President of the Chief Fire Officer’s Association.

His appointment follows a competitive recruitment round and Peter will be employed on a 2-year contract as a senior civil servant.

Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser

The Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser provides professional advice and support to senior officials and ministers on a range of matters including fire policy, national resilience, fire safety, and the inspection of Crown premises.