Carl is the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP) Lead for NARU and Deputy Senior Responsible Officer for the programme. He joined JESIP in August 2012 from the North West Ambulance Service where he was the Head of Resilience Development with specific interest in command education and training. He was previously responsible for the JESIP training work stream which saw over 10,000 commanders trained in a year. Carl joined the Greater Manchester Ambulance Service NHS Trust in 1994, latterly the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
Since qualifying as a Paramedic in 1995 Carl has held a number of management positions providing a broad range of operational and corporate experience. To underpin his drive for continued professional development he was instrumental in the development and introduction of the National Occupational Standards for Ambulance Commanders. In 2011 Carl authored the first ever approved National Ambulance Command and Control Guidance.
Carl has been involved with numerous major incidents at the Operational, Tactical and Strategic Command levels and he has managed many aspects of service delivery in Greater Manchester, including the development, enhancement and management of non-standard response capabilities including Rapid Response Vehicles, Cycle Responders and the response to Major Incidents. Carl attained a Master’s Degree in Management from Manchester Metropolitan University Business School in 2009.