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Nicola Lown

Commission Secretary of the CTIF Commission for Women in Fire & Rescue Services
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Commission Secretary

Nicola left college with a Diploma for Medical Secretaries in 1988 and moved to London where she worked as a medical secretary until she joined the London Fire Brigade as an operational firefighter in January 1995.  

She moved to Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service and was also seconded from December 2007 for 3 years to the national training centre, the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh, England, as a station manager in the Incident Command Team and then returned to the London Fire Brigade in 2013 where she is now an operational station manager in the Strategy and Inclusion Team.  

Nicola is an Executive Committee Member of Women in the Fire Service, UK and has been a member for 14 years.  She has been secretary to the CTIF Women in Fire and Rescue Services Commission since the 7th meeting in Stockholm in April 2015 and looks forward to continue sharing best practice with the members of the Commission.