Mr Andrew Wainwright
Andy Wainwright has been appointed as Fire Safety Advisor in the Department of Health Safety and Environment.
He has 25 years’ experience as a Fire Officer with Cheshire, and latterly Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescues Service. Prior to joining the Fire Service he was employed as an engineer in the private sector, serving his apprenticeship in Crewe Locomotive Works as an electrical/mechanical engineer.
During his Fire Service career Andy has held a number of roles including: Operational Incident Commander, Search and Rescue Instructor and Specialist Commercial Fire Safety Officer, dealing with a range of premises up to and including complex industrial risks and large scale sleeping accommodation.
His has a First Class Honours Degree in Fire Engineering and holds qualifications in health and safety, advanced investigative practice, and electrical installations.
He is an active member of the Institute of Fire Engineers representing Mid and West Wales on the Engineering Council UK.