Ged Blezard - Director of Operations Ged has worked for the ambulance service since 1986, starting on PTS in Greater Manchester Ambulance Service. In 1988 he progressed to working on the Paramedic Emergency Service and became a Paramedic in 1991. From 2001 and onwards Ged has worked in various management posts within the Greater Manchester area as Operational Manager, Divisional Manager, Head of Service and in 2014 became the Deputy Director of Operations. Ged was appointed as Director of Operations in September 2016, having held the interim post since March 2016. He has a Master’s Degree in Management and is also a Chartered Manager. Ged is married with two children.