Andy is a Quality, Safety and Environmental Management professional with wide industry experience in safety critical processes, including utilities, rail, oil & gas and offshore, manufacturing and certification.
Andy has enjoyed a career as a Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Specialist (QHSE) over the last 20 plus years. Starting in the automotive industry, He has subsequently worked in light engineering, furniture manufacture, and security mailing and since 2007 in oil & gas and renewable industries. He has experience in upstream geophysical and geotechnical survey on land and offshore worldwide, fabricating pipe spools and offshore structures under and API Q1 and PED compliant management system in the southern North Sea. He has had a spell working on, offshore wind farms, inter array cable laying around the UK and off the North German coast, developing management systems for an Aluminum smelting plant in Oman, and for onshore shale gas in the UK. The latest contracts were engaged in developing and updating the management system of National Grid’s Business Development Directorate, helping the organization win the bid for the Shetland interconnector project, and assisting in QHSE for Viking Link, North Sea Link and IFA 2, and most recently in construction of the independent operator ElecLink’s Interconnector through the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. The system was prepared for the latest/upcoming versions of ISO 9001, 14001 and ISO 45001, and has been certified by independent UKAS registered third party Lloyds Register.
Andy a member of Institute Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level in Safety Management and Member, Chartered Quality Professional, Chartered Quality Institute (MCQI) holding a Diploma in Quality Management, Member of IEMA. Andy is a Lead Auditor, having worked for BSI in certification auditing. He currently resides in Haagnaby Lincolnshire, with his wife Nicky, 12 year old Daughter Lucy and a 5 year old Labrador called Rosie and 4 year old German Shepard ‘Champ’.