Andy DeanHead of Façades, WSP Middle East
Andy has over 30 years of experience in Building and Construction, ranging from structural testing within the nuclear industry to fire testing and certification.
Having established the Dubai Facade Technology Centre and Laboratory in 1997, and operated it for 10 years, he has particular knowledge of heavy structure and weathertightness testing of facades and building envelope systems; and business life in the Middle East.
Andy is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and the Society of Façade Engineers (CIBSE) and has held chair/committee positions in these and other organisations locally.
As a façade consultant, he continues to provide input into the GCC codes and is a regular speaker in technical conferences.