Chris Case is the fire chief for Chatham-Kent Fire & Rescue in southwestern Ontario. As a composite department, it covers over 20,000 square kilometres with 19 fire stations and 450 staff. Prior to emigrating to Canada with his family in 2016, Chris spent 25 years in the United Kingdom with Merseyside Fire & Rescue, covering the City of Liverpool and surrounding area. He served in every command in the Service and was responsible for the creation of multi-agency teams involving Police, Fire, Municipal and Security staff to develop responses to criminality, terrorism and multi-agency command.
In addition he was a Trustee of Her Majesties Royal Armouries and a visiting lecturer to a number of Universities and Colleges in the European Union. He is a graduate of the Institution of Fire Engineers and a Fellow of the Institute of Explosives Engineers.