Shane Fitzsimmons became a household name during the 2019-20 Australian bushfire crisis. While no one wants a repeat of the conditions which led to his prominence on our news feeds, the resilience, authenticity and empathy with which he managed that disaster left an indelible impression on the public. As a leader, he set a high bar, displaying a mix of professionalism and compassion that few Australians will forget.
The former Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service is now the Head of Resilience NSW and those same qualities continue to play a critical role in the way he leads.
Apr 28, 2021 By Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons
Leadership is about people, and not many people can understand that more than Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons. In our latest How I lead story, the Commissioner shares how he built the resilience needed to lead during the Australian bushfire crisis.... Read More