Andy is the founder and managing director of Commtech Asia and has been in the commissioning industry since 1981. A passionate engineer by background, Andy was inspired to form Commtech Asia with a mission to be the industry’s leading, independent technical specialists that truly recognise the value and importance of its role in successful construction outcomes.
With over forty years of experience in the industry across datacentre, banking and IT, major developments, offices, retail and hotel sectors across the globe, Andy was involved in many high-profile and iconic projects including the KLCC Development in Malaysia in the early nineties and many global financial services and datacentre construction projects including Cheung Kong Centre in Hong Kong, and Izumi Garden Tower and Kawasaki Data Centre in Tokyo from 2003 to 2007.
His early beginnings as a Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) Supervisor and Commissioning Contracts Manager working across the UK, Africa and Australia provided him with the technical expertise and insight into managing projects and building long-term relationships with blue-chip organisations including many global financial institutions, developers and technology giants.
In 1992, he was charged with setting up and running the firm’s venture into Asia and in 1999, he relocated to the vibrant city of Hong Kong and commenced his management role on Commtech Asia’s regional operations. Andy led the entry and growth of Commtech Asia’s operations into new markets, transforming the organisation into an established market leader in the commissioning industry.
In his role as the managing director, Andy is focused on a group-wide strategic and operational management, ensuring that Commtech Asia maintains its market-leading position in the industry.