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Andrew Colquhoun

Executive Vice President, Altrad

“I am very proud to have been appointed to the ECITB Board, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to help UK Industry attract, train and develop the skilled workforce our country needs to deliver its ambitions”.

Having joined the company in 1985 as an apprentice, Andrew has built his career at Altrad Babcock over the past 38 years in a range of manufacturing, project engineering and operational delivery roles. Andrew has gained valuable experience working across nuclear, thermal, oil & gas and petrochemical sectors.

Prior to his appointment as Altrad EVP Operations, Andrew held a number of executive roles within Doosan Babcock, these include CEO, VP Process Improvement, VP Governance & Compliance, VP Project Management Office.

There are many highlights of his career including major boiler retrofit projects in the USA, major EPC projects in the nuclear industry and a “first of class” project in the pharmaceutical sector.

On a personal level, Andrew has been the company executive sponsor on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects over the past 5 years, in particular he has a close working relationship with the Renfrewshire Foodbank.

Andrew is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer CEng FIMechE and a Full Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM).