Originally completing a JIB indentured apprenticeship with a local electrical contractor, Andy quickly found a niche for his technical knowledge, taking an interest in the compliance side of electrical engineering. Andy became involved in electrical inspection and testing and then moved onto machine safety and hazardous areas installations. His education continued on a part-time and on a distance learning basis developing his basic and his electrical engineering background before evolving into high-end health and safety management and education and training. Assisting clients such as BAE Systems, Rolls Royce and Mars UK, Andy has a detailed background in the NHS. Before coming to ESUK Andy has served as a Director within Lowe Group and NECTA which subsequently became Connaught Compliance and then onto British Gas Business. Andy was part of the management team at Pennine (Elec-Tech) Ltd and developed both the training and consultancy business prior to the merger with Electrical Safety (UK) Ltd. Andy now enjoys the position of Compliance Director, having direct responsibility for the consultancy services part of the business as well as taking the lead position in the company health and safety, environment and quality performances.