Organisational Chart

When appointed, the Chief Fire Officer and Directors are placed on an agreed spine point within a five-point pay band for their appropriate grade. Progress within that band is subject to satisfactory performance which is reviewed on an annual basis.  For more information, please refer to the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority Pay Policy Statement.

Senior team pay scales are available here

Trevor Ferguson

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Chief Fire Officer / Chief Executive

Grade: Chief Fire Officer
Role Description
Pay scales for Chief Fire Officer
Spinal column point Rate
CO16 £129,987
CO17 £134,269
CO18 £138,562
CO19 £143,513
CO20 £148,334


Plus operational allowance £10,454.

Phone: 0118 938 4619

Nikki Richards

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Director of Support Services

Grade: Director

Directorate: Support Services

Role Description

Pay scales for Director of Support Services

 Spinal Point Column Rate 
 CO8  £93,509
 CO9  £96,412
 CO10  £99,171
 CO11  £104,540
 CO12  £108,109

Phone: 0118 938 4610

Steve Foye

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Deputy Chief Fire Officer / Director of Service Delivery

Grade: Director

Directorate:  Service Delivery

Role Description
Pay scales for Deputy Chief Fire Officer
Spinal Point Column Rate 
 CO11  £104,540
 CO12  £108,109
 CO13  £111,675
 CO14  £115,243
 CO15  £125,695

 

Plus operational allowance £10,454.

Phone: 0118 938 4618

Mark Arkwell

Mark Arkwell

Assistant Chief Fire Officer/ Director of Collaboration, Change and Finance

Grade: Director

Directorate: Collaboration, Change and Finance

Role Description
Pay scales for Assistant Chief Fire Officer
Spinal Point Column Rate
CO9 £96,412
CO10 £99,171
CO11 £104,540
CO12 £108,109
CO13 £109,485


Plus operational allowance £10,454.

Phone: 0118 938 4401 

Becci Jefferies

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Head of HR & Learning & Development
Grade: 10
Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4610

Katie Mills

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Head of Corporate Services
Grade: 10
Role Description
Phone: 0118 938 4610

Tony Vincent

Tony Vincent approved
Head of Business Information and Systems
Grade: 10
Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4610

Andy McLenahan

Andy-McLenahan
Head of Facilities, Fleet and Equipment
Grade: 10
Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4618

Paul Binyon

Paul Binyon approved
Area Manager Response and Resilience
Grade: Area Manager 10 

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4618 

Tony Deacon

Tony Deacon
Area Manager Service Delivery (Prevention and Protection)
Grade: Area Manager 10
Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4618

Conor Byrne

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Head of Finance and Procurement Services
Grade: 10
Role Description
Phone: 0118 938 4401 

Jim Powell

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Area Manager Collaboration and Policy
Grade: Area Manager 10

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4618 

Alex Brown

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Head of Property Capital Projects and Estates
Grade: 9
Role Description

Phone: 0118 945 2888