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Chris Beattie

Chief Officer

South Australian State Emergency Service

Chris Beattie

Chris was appointed as the Chief Officer and Chief Executive of the South Australian State Emergency Service in October 2010. In this role, he has overall responsibility for the SES and ancillary responsibilities for Volunteer Marine Rescue and the state’s emergency management arrangements.

He fulfils statutory appointments on the South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission Board and the State Emergency Management Committee. He also performs a representational function for the state on a range of intergovernmental and national committees and boards.