Andrew has an extensive career in the steel industry, spanning 37 years, starting as a graduate trainee and working his way through the ranks to become Director of Health and Safety.
In 1996, he did a year’s exchange to CSX Transportation, the second-largest railroad company in the USA working as a director in their sales and marketing division. On his return, he became Director Coated Products for British Steel and then Managing Director of the Coated Products Business of Corus (merger of British Steel and Dutch steel company Hoogovens) with sites in the UK and mainland Europe.
In 2002 he was appointed as Managing Director of the integrated operations of Corus, Long Products, based primarily in the UK with a T/O c£1.5bn. This assignment included a transformation in performance, particularly H&S and capital development projects of £400m. In April 2007, Corus was acquired by Tata Steel and in July 2008 he was appointed as Director Health and Safety for the Tata Steel Group reporting to the CEO.
Andrew was able to take retirement from the company in July 2016 but carried on in a part-time transition role, still reporting to the CEO until March 2018. Since this time, Andrew has been undertaking consultancy work, including with Tata Steel acquisitions in India, other Tata group companies, Setters, as well as some European companies.
Andrew’s first degree is in Physics, and he also has an MBA. He is also qualified to degree level in Health and Safety and studied executive management in Pennsylvania.
These days, whilst not consulting, Andrew can be found jogging or playing golf, whilst also undertaking civic duties as a volunteer for Hull City of Culture and Legacy. Andrew is married with two grown-up children.
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