The Board of Directors of the Institution of Fire Engineers have announced that they have appointed Roy Bishop OBE QFSM FIFireE as Acting Chief Executive following the resignation of the previous Chief Executive. He was formerly Deputy Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade and a Past International President of the Institution.

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Roy will ensure that the current growth of members and interest in the Institution continues unabated, given there is greatly increased interest in professional competence and standards post the Grenfell tragedy.