Lee Newman is the Drone Project Lead for the London Fire Brigade, responsible for its growth and expansion. He is a Station Officer who has served 22 years in an operational role. He's currently based at brigade headquarters working in the Operational Assurance and Policy team.
In 2017, he became project manager for the drone trials after seeing drone technology being used at Grenfell by the Kent Fire Brigade. Mr. Newman's team we has used drones on 100’s of occasions to survey fire incidents alongside showcasing the technology and its capability across the London Fire brigade.