Andy Routledge

Managing Director - Ace Consultants

Andy has worked within the Construction, Asbestos Removal/Consultancy and Health & Safety industry for over 32 years. He joined Asbestos Consultants Europe Limited (ACE) in May 2015 as a Management Consultant, helping the business to install new management processes and procedures to assist it in establishing itself as a major provider of asbestos services throughout the UK.

Following a management restructure Andy took over the role of Managing Director in June 2018 and is now leading the management team towards, increasing the business’s position in the UK market.

His previous positions include the roles of Director, Health and Safety Director and Asbestos License holder for Henry Demolition from 1986 to 2002, securing and managing major demolition and asbestos removal projects from inner city blocks to power stations.

In 2002 Andy founded RDS Asbestos Management Consultants, as Managing Director, building the business and achieving UKAS accreditation for surveying, Air monitoring and Identification of Asbestos Fibres in Bulk samples. The company became a national provider for asbestos consultancy services specialising in the retail sector, its client base included Tesco, Mitchells and Butlers, Ladbrokes, Clarks Shoes, DJ Wetherspoons as well as several local authorities throughout the UK.

In 2011 the business was sold to one the UK’s largest asbestos groups, Silverdell Plc and became part of its analytical consultancy section along with Redhill Analysts. Andy remained with the business as a Management Consultant initially for RDS, and from 2013 for Redhill Analysts.
Qualifications and Experience:

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Association of Project Management Professional Qualification APMP
  • BOHS Asbestos Surveying