Yousef Al Ani, 29
Former qualitative market research manager
"I wanted to join KFRS for several reasons, the main reason being I wanted a career that makes a positive and meaningful contribution to society. After spending the first six years of my working life in marketing, I became demotivated and needed a complete change. I knew becoming a firefighter would be the ideal role for me, because helping people and the wider community is at the heart of everything a firefighter does. I also value the fact that as a firefighter, I must keep fit and active. Having spent much of my time in my previous job sat at a desk, this is something I’m really looking forward to."