Newly elected to the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Authority, Vice Chairman Devon County Councillor Brian Greenslade, has had a long association with blue light services, both fire and police. He is keen to use his experience to support the excellent work the fire and rescue service demonstrate on a daily basis.
Times are hard financially for all public sector organisation and he hopes that his long years of political management of large public budgets will help when delivering to the people of the counties of Devon and Somerset and the Unitary areas of Plymouth and Torbay.
Councillor Greenslade is a liberal Democrat Devon County Councillor for Barnstaple North and the Leader of North Devon Council. He previously led Devon County Council for many years and had been Chairman of the Devon & Cornwall Policy Authority and a Deputy Chairman of the National Association of Police Authorities. An accountant by profession, he worked in the manufacturing industry for 24 years. Councillor Greenslade is married with two children and three grandchildren.