Electrical Safety First chief executive retires

Phil Buckle has retired from his position of chief executive of charity Electrical Safety First.

Phil has led the charity for over 10 years and has seen it grow from a niche organisation into one of the UK’s leading consumer protection bodies.

During his tenure, he has overseen the charity extend its influence into government policy; establish a major product safety conference; and create a series of campaigns placing product safety on the media and political agenda.

Phil said: “I am, of course, sad to depart from the organisation but I leave with great satisfaction at what has been achieved. And I would like to thank my colleagues for their dedication and support in helping to make the charity what it is today: a key player in UK consumer protection.”

Chair of Electrical Safety First’s board Alison Parkes added: “We would all like to thank Phil for his hard work and dedication over the last decade. He has been in the role of chief executive at the charity during a period of intense change – yet one in which the organisation has always punched above its weight. He is leaving the organisation with a recognised reputation in the field of electrical and consumer safety.”


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