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.

Pay scales for the Senior team are available to view.

Trevor Ferguson

Portrait of Trevor Ferguson

Chief Fire Officer / Chief Executive

Grade: Chief Fire Officer

Pay scales for Chief Fire Officer

Role Description
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

Portrait of Nikki Richards

Director of Support Services

Grade: Director
Directorate: Support Services
Pay scales for Director of Support Services

Role Description
 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

Portrait of Steve Foye

Deputy Chief Fire Officer / Director of Service Delivery

Grade: Director
Directorate:  Service Delivery
Pay scales for Deputy Chief Fire Officer

Role Description
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

Portrait of Mark Arkwelll

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

Grade: Director
Directorate: Collaboration, Change and Finance
Pay scales for Assistant Chief Fire Officer

Role Description
Spinal Point Column Rate
CO9 £96,412
CO10 £99,171
CO11 £104,540
CO12 £108,109
CO13 £111,675 


Plus operational allowance £10,454.

Phone: 0118 938 4401 

Becci Jefferies

Portrait of Becci Jefferies

Head of HR & Learning & Development

Grade: 10

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4610

Katie Mills

Portrait of Katie Mills

Head of Corporate Services

Grade: 10

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4610

Tony Vincent

Portrait of Tony Vincent

Head of Business Information and Systems

Grade: 10

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4610

Andy McLenahan

Portrait of Andy McLenahan

Head of Facilities, Fleet and Equipment

Grade: 10

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4618

Paul Binyon

Portrait of Paul Binyon

Area Manager Response and Resilience

Grade: Area Manager 10 

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4618 

Doug Buchanan

Portrait of Doug Buchanan

Area Manager Service Delivery (Prevention and Protection)

Grade: Area Manager 10

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4618

Conor Byrne

Portrait of Conor Byrne

Head of Finance and Procurement Services

Grade: 10

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4401 

Jim Powell

Portrait of Jim Powell

Area Manager Collaboration and Policy

Grade: Area Manager 10

Role Description

Phone: 0118 938 4618 

Alex Brown

Portrait of Alex Brown

Head of Property Capital Projects and Estates

Grade: 9

Role Description

Phone: 0118 945 2888