In a career spanning over 40 years Andy started in 1975 in contracting, and local government engineering before entering private consultancy over 30 years ago.
He joined Walker Associates as a Senior Engineer in 1990, became an Associate in 1991, and an equity Partner in 1993, transferring to the position of Director when the company became incorporated in 2003. In March 2021 Andy stepped down as Director and become a Consultant for Walkers.
He has been the engineer in charge of numerous projects for a variety of clients, including a prestigious new build RC framed headquarters building in Bournemouth, heavy structural refurbishment of RC framed offices in London, new build sports centre and swimming pools, new build RC framed residential buildings up to 25 storeys high, refurbishment and adaptation of historic buildings into residential accommodation, numerous residential, school and healthcare projects of varying size in all forms of construction.
In his role as Director, he assumed overall responsibility for his team on a wide range of projects in various forms of construction, favouring a ‘hands on’ approach, from conceptual decisions to points of detail. He was responsible for the strategic planning of the practice. Now as Consultant he will continue to provide us with his knowledge and experience on all technical aspects and ensuring the smooth running of projects.
Andy is a Chartered Structural Engineer, has an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering and is a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers.