Assistant Commissioner Community Safety, Fire & Rescue NSW
About Mark Whybro
Assistant Commissioner Whybro joined the NSW Fire Brigades in 1981 and has extensive experience in emergency and risk management. He established the Operational Safety Coordinator position and since 2007, has chaired the national Triple Zero Awareness Work Group. He was appointed Assistant Commissioner Community Safety in November 2011, assuming responsibility for FRNSW’s prevention and community education programs, regulatory and advisory functions in the built environment, fire investigation, fire and human behaviour research, Automatic Fire Alarm unwanted alarms reduction and commercial emergency safety training. Assistant Commissioner Whybro holds a Masters Degree in Business and Technology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Government and Political Science. He is a Graduate of the Institution of Fire Engineers and is a qualified Occupational Health and Safety Auditor. He has been awarded the Australian Fire Service Medal, the National Medal and two Clasps and the NSW Fire Brigade Long Service and Good Conduct Medal with two Clasps.