André joined Delta-Simons in May 2019 to head up the new South West regional office based in Bristol. André has over 25 years’ extensive technical and management experience working within the ground engineering sector in the South, Midlands and South West of England. In his early career, he was a civil & structural engineer, has spent six recent years servicing the ground engineering requirements of civil & structural engineering teams and has spent the last 18 years heading ground engineering teams.
André has a vast range of experience including development of an open-cast coal mining site, quarry infilling, redevelopment upon infilled pits and landfill, asbestos-in-soils advice, remediation and validation, detailed design of gas protection measures,Material Management Plans and maximising soil reuse, cut/fill advice, earthworks specifications, cemetery sites, coal mining risk assessments and investigations, foul drainage field design, construction over solution features & fault lines, slope stability, reinforced earth design, lime/cement stabilisation, Vibro-improvement of ground (concrete and stone piles), and piling/crane mat design. His project experience includes a variety of multi-discipline projects which include assisting clients through the entire planning system process with residential and commercial/retail developments (up to 1900 units), public sector (councils & schools), leisure industry, healthcare, iand rail, road & airport infrastructure. He has also undertaken due-diligence work and some expert witness work.