Richard Cocks SBStJ MSc FRSPH FICPEM MEPS
Richard served in the London Ambulance Service for 33 years and the Health Protection Agency for 2 years. He was a founder member of the LAS Emergency Planning Unit. He attended events and major incidents in London either as Ambulance Silver or as the Ambulance Tactical Advisor. He was also a member of various safety groups including Wembley Stadium and Heathrow Airport.
Richard was a member of the planning team and directing staff for Exercise Osiris 2 (CBRN - Bank Underground) and Exercise Atlantic Blue (CBRN – involving UK, USA & Canada). He was a visiting lecturer at the National Police Staff College, Emergency Planning College, Metropolitan Police College, National Police CBRN Training School, British Transport Police Training School and the University of Hertfordshire.
He was a member of LESLP and was chair of the Quarantine and Police Powers Sub Group. He was part of the LESLP team sent to New York and Washington post 9/11 to identify lessons learnt that might benefit London.
He held the post of Executive Medical Manager at the Royal International Air Tattoo.
Richard graduated with an MSc in Civil Emergency Management from the University of Hertfordshire in 1994