Andy Baker

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Andy is a senior engineering manager and experienced High Voltage electrical engineer in operations and maintenance, Andy has extensive experience in project management delivering engineering projects for the National Health Service and power industries.

After a period in the Royal Air Force, Andy joined Procter & Gamble where he operated highspeed manufacturing and production lines and eventually graduated to be P&G Electrical Safety Officer for their main facilities in Essex. From here, Andy went on to hone his skills in High Voltage engineering to be Senior Authorised Person and Authorising Engineer. Andy was part of the Crossrail tunnel development, building and commissioning the HV power system feeding the tunnel boring machines to be operated by the joint venture groups. With Electrical Safety always at the forefront of his mind, it was at this point Andy furthered his career to be the Technical Manager for EDF Energy, as part of the smart metering rollout to replace legacy metering.

Understanding electrical wiring practices and changes in the industry, he contributed to IET standards for electricity metering and became a technical committee member of BSI. PEL/13.  Andy to this day continues to contribute and promote electrical standards and safety in the industry.

Andy is a professional engineer with experience both in the private and public sectors, which includes surveillance to expert witness and forensic analysis.