ANDREWBELL - CHAIR OF DEVELOPMENT COMMIITEE
Andrew joined the Board in 2018. Andrew brings to the Board a background of Health and Safety. His work career started with the Fire Service and then moved on to work in consultancy’s and Local Authority’s in the area of Occupational Hygiene and more specifically Asbestos Management.
Andrew last year retired from his position managing asbestos in Staffordshire County Council’s buildings. As part of this role in the Risk Management Section within Property Services, he was routinely involved in building and refurbishment project works. He has a good knowledge of Health and Safety, undertaking numerous Health and Safety Courses over the years and has sat on Health and Safety Committees within the County Council (as a Union representative).
Andrew has a degree in Environmental Studies and Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Auditing and has some experience in Auditing external organisations in compliance specifically with Asbestos Regulations. He believes that education, training, and development is essential for any organisation to be effective.