Steve McGuirk, CBE, QFSM, DL, MA BA (Hons), BSc, FIFireE
Chairman Warrington and Halton Hospitals Foundation Trust
Steve had a distinguished first career as a Chief Fire Officer and CEO in the Fire and Rescue sector between 1976 and 2015. He was President of the Chief Fire Officers Association from 2006 to 2008, and principal advisor to local government and the National Employers Association.
In recognition of his public work and his leadership managing highly complex, often tragic circumstances, Steve was awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal in 2002 and the CBE in 2005.
Steve embarked on a second, portfolio career in 2015, as Chairman of the Hospitals Foundation Trust and Chairman and Trustee of the Fire Research and Training Trust. He currently holds a key role as Expert Witness to the Grenfell Public Enquiry.
In 2016 he was named Master of Reinvention by London Business School.