Mr Andy Bryce

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Job Title : Director
Services : Escapes of Water, Gas & Fluid, Fire & Explosion, Materials Failure, Mechanical Engineering, Power & Energy
Location : Bristol
Email : [email protected]
Telephone: Office: +44 1454 273 402 Mobile: +447831 591808


BSc (Hons)   Metallurgy - Brunel University

MSc   Aerospace Materials Engineering - Cranfield Institute of Technology

FIMMM   Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

CSci   Chartered Scientist

CEng  Chartered Engineer

Andrew's career in forensic engineering began while carrying out an undergraduate placement at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, analysing the cause of aircraft component failures for the Air Accident Investigation Branch. Following his Masters Degree he joined Rolls Royce plc, Military Engine Division in 1988 where he was trained in the forensic investigation of engine failures for both in-service and development engines. Other areas of responsibility included carrying out in-service turbine component condition assessments and writing quality standards.

Andrew resigned from Rolls Royce at Senior Scientist grade and joined Hawkins in 1991.

Since joining Hawkins, Andrew has carried out over 1700 forensic investigations involving engineering, fire and explosion incidents both in the United Kingdom and overseas. These cases have covered a great range, from small domestic incidents to multi-million pound losses in shops, warehouses, factories, power stations (gas turbines & compressors), aerospace and marine.

Andrew is experienced in the legal process and has given evidence in the capacity of an expert witness in Magistrates' Courts, County Courts, High Courts, Crown Courts, Coroner’s Courts, mediations and arbitrations on numerous occasions. He is listed as an expert in the Expert Witness Directory.

Andrew is currently a Director of Hawkins and based in the Bristol office.

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