Rob Webb was appointed Chief Executive Officer of AFAC in December 2021 and is an experienced leader in the emergency management industry. With 26 years at the Bureau of Meteorology, he is a former Deputy CEO, where he led the Bureau’s state and national multi-hazard service delivery during some of Australia’s worst disaster events.
Rob Webb specialised in extreme weather services from the mid 90s and since then has forged strong partnerships with the emergency management sector at local, state and Commonwealth levels.
Rob Webb is a Member of the Champions of Change Fire & Emergency Group which was established in 2017 in partnership with the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC). The group includes Chief Executives and Commissioners leading more than 30 agencies responsible for fire, emergency and land management services across Australia and New Zealand. The group is committed to advancing gender equity, inclusive cultures and achieving significant and sustainable improvements in the representation of women in their workplaces.