director of research and innovation,
Andy helps head up a team of over 30 sustainability professionals, responsible for ensuring that sustainability is built into each and every project that Sir Robert McAlpine delivers. He helped develop the company’s 2019 sustainability strategy of being the sustainable contractor of choice, and works to ensure that this is successfully delivered. He is a Chartered Environmentalist, LEED Accredited Professional (BD+C and O+M), and BREEAM Assessor.
Prior to his role at Sir Robert McAlpine, Andy spent 9 years as a sustainability consultant at Foster + Partners, where he had experience designing and conducting sustainability assessments for a range of project types around the world, from small retail units to city-sized masterplans. He is passionate about championing sustainability and uses his experience on both the design and construction side of the industry to engage with clients and the wider project teams to ensure that sustainability is embedded within projects.