Derek Sylvester 

Derek joined West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service in 1989 and has served at several stations in the county. He has 20 years experience in First Aid training, both in the Fire Service and commercially. Derek has in-depth knowledge and practical experience in all areas of first aid. 

He is currently still serving in the Fire Service and is responsible for the development and implementation of a joint Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Fire and Rescue Service trauma care provision.