engineering consultant; IMechE member of council
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
Andy Pugh’s engineering experience began when he was awarded Ministry of Defence (MoD) sponsorship to study mechanical engineering at Bristol University. Not long after commencing work with the MoD as a graduate engineer, he accepted a post as a UK exchange scientist in Washington, DC, which led to him gaining a fellowship on Capitol Hill, where he advised a Senator on defence reform in the wake of 9/11. On his return to the UK, Andy’s work for the MoD involved him developing new technology and techniques for munitions safety on-board ship. He now works for Polaris Consulting, a technical consultancy that delivers innovative and cost effective solutions, in which his expertise is cost management and analysis. As a member of council at the IMechE, Andy has the responsibility of advising the Trustee Board on strategy, membership and other key issues. The IMechE is a global community of engineers represented in over 140 countries and is the largest network of mechanical engineering knowledge, skill and opportunity in the world. It develops and maintains key partnerships with multi-national employers to ensure their technical workforces are trained to the highest standard, thereby contributing to strengthening the world’s leading companies.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
DEBATE: Cultural appropriation