Dr Lamb is a respected authority on the Incident Command training and assessment. For the last 5 years, she has specialised in Incident Command and crisis decision making, and developed and established the training and assessment method, Effective Command. This development tool (accredited by Skills for Fire Awards) is used to train and assess command competence and decision making, and is widely used throughout the international fire service community. This methodology has also been published in several scientific, peer-reviewed articles on the origin and application of competence assessment methodologies within the Fire Service environment. In addition, with an MSc in Radiation Biology from the UniversityRead More →

Costa is a former tactical level Fire Service commander with over 30 years of operational experience, who spent his last 7 years of his fire service career working in training and development, leading the Incident command and assessment department. Responsible for the development and assessment of firefighters and fire officers up-to and including the Chief Fire Officer. A qualified command training instructor and assessor with extensive experience in Hazardous Materials Environmental Protection, Petro-Chemical Firefighting and Fire Investigation. In his previous role with Essex County Fire and Rescue he was also responsible for the provision of basic and continuation training to both internal and external candidates.Read More →

Malcolm is a former tactical level Fire Service commander with over 30 years of operational experience, who has spent the last 10 years working in training and development of firefighters and fire officers up to and including the Chief Fire Officer. A qualified instructor with extensive experience in the design, development, implementation and evaluation of Incident Command development, maintenance and assessment for the Service and assisting other Departments regarding Command policy and standards. Management of the Incident Command Suite and the simulation software within including Hydra, Minerva, Vector, Train-Station, Fire Studio etc. The design and creation of exercises from simple scene/risk assessments to large multi-siteRead More →