Andy Dark is the Assistant General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union. He was first elected to post in 2005, and was returned to office for a second 5-year term in July 2010.
Andy joined London Fire Brigade as a firefighter in 1981, and left as a junior officer in 2005. During that period, he had substantive postings at Chelsea, Soho, Sidcup, Plumstead, Lee Green and Southwark fire stations.
Andy became an FBU Branch Secretary at Chelsea in 1982 and began representing the FBU at Divisional level in 1984. Andy held the post of Chair or Secretary within one of the various Divisional, Area or Command level structures within London until taking on a regional role in 2004. He was a member of the London Regional Committee almost continuously from 1985 until 2005.