MA Natural Sciences - Christ's College Cambridge
PhD Coating Materials for Erosion Resistance - Christ's College Cambridge
Andrew started his career in research with a post-doctoral position for the US Department of Energy working in Berkeley on materials for use in coal fired fluidised bed power stations. This was followed by a return to the department of Metallurgy and Materials Science in Cambridge where he undertook further research on the topic for the Central Electricity Generating Board and British Coal.
Since joining Hawkins in 1989, Andrew has carried out over 1000 forensic investigations involving materials engineering, mechanical failures, personal injuries and road traffic accidents. Andrew's experience of investigating road accidents is extensive and covers accidents involving cars, goods vehicles, pedestrians and motorcycles. He also deals with matters of seatbelt use where that is in dispute.
Andrew is experienced in the legal process and has regularly given evidence in the capacity of an expert witness in Magistrates, County, Crown, High and Appeal Courts. He has wide experience of advising solicitors and Counsel on technical issues.
Andrew is a Principal Associate based at our Cambridge office.