Following initial training in power stations Andy joined the Health Service as an Assistant Hospital Engineer. During his career he moved around the country to gain promotion finally ending his Health Service career as an Assistant Director of Facilities and Capital Development. After leaving the Health Service he undertook a period of Consultancy work. Since joining the Health Service he has been involved with IHEEM both at Branch and National level. Following retirement as well as being an IHEEM Council Member he took on the role of Commissioning Editor for the IFHE Digest and is currently the Joint General Secretary of IFHE.