Andy Brown, ECITB
Andy has been in engineering since 1982, when he joined the Royal Air Force as a weapons technician. During his 24 year career Andy worked on a variety of system platforms across different parts of the world, initially as a producer and then as a shift manager. In the latter part of his career, Andy moved in to a training management role; responsible for managing a medium sized engineering training school.
In 2006, Andy joined the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board http://www.ecitb.org.uk/ providing training solutions for the contracting industry which supports all of the UK process industries from Upstream Oil and Gas to Nuclear New Build to petrochemical sites through to water treatment works.
Initially employed as a Product Development Manager, responsible for the development of training programmes and related products to industry specifications, Andy was then given the opportunity to lead the development team and grow the influence the team has on leading training development to meet industry needs. In April 2011 Andy was moved to operations to run the regional operations team initially as Regional Operations Manager and since Feb 2013 as the Director.