With over 35 years of architectural experience within the practice, Andrew now fulfils the twin roles of commercial partner and operations director, shaping RSHP’s direction and viability
Andrew has been involved at many different levels in a wide range of projects. As Senior Partner, he has been responsible for the design management and contract administration of The Leadenhall Building in the City of London. He is also leading the design management process on The Macallan Distillery, a new whisky distillery with associated facilities in the Scottish Highlands and the new Centre for the Social Sciences at the London School of Economics both won in competition.
Andrew was co-director on Paddington Waterside Grand Union Building, London; The Millennium Dome, Greenwich; Ashford Retail Centre in Kent; Lloyds Register of Shipping; 88 Wood Street; One Hyde Park; and Chelsea Barracks in London. Andrew has been involved in the co-ordination of multidisciplinary design teams on Europier at Heathrow Airport, the Channel 4 Headquarters and the Royal Docks, all in London. He has led teams in a range of regeneration projects including Woolston Shipyard in Southampton and major urban redevelopment schemes in Chelmsford, Croydon, Wembley, Cambridge and Bracknell.
Andrew has taken a particular interest in the commercial and legal aspects of the practice and chairs the Management Boards of the holding company as well as the LLP. He currently acts as Senior Commercial Partner, responsible for negotiating and agreeing our appointments, overseeing design management and contract administration as well as playing a major role in managing the practice. Andrew also oversees the Communications Department.
He promotes the practice’s vision in relation to new methods of procurement and design management. He has sat on a number of industry bodies dedicated to improving the construction industry, including the Design and Build Foundation, and was a founding member of the Collaboration for the Built Environment, championing the role of the architect in providing design leadership within a broadening supply chain.