Assistant Chief Fire Officer - Richard Dromey
Richard joined Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service as an on-call firefighter at Sheringham fire station in 1987 and then as a wholetime firefighter in 1993, initially serving at Great Yarmouth.
Throughout his career, he has held management roles throughout the service in all four districts. He has had the opportunity to work in prevention, protection and response, however, is quoted as saying that his first passion is always working with the great people of Norfolk.
He has also had the opportunity to work directly within Norfolk County Council early on in his career where he was seconded for two years whilst managing a fire safety project.
Richard has a passion for developing and supporting new managers in their roles and has a reputation for leading high-performing teams throughout the service.
Richard is now a brigade manager with responsibility for operational response, national resilience, capability, and planning and performance.