At Edwards, we successfully deliver projects across a wide range of industries. This ability rests significantly on our employees.

Beginning with our long-running apprentice scheme, we prioritise the development of our engineers from the ground up, instilling a broad skills-base and a wide range of experience. We are proud of our record of long-serving employees and continue to develop our workforce for the benefit of our customers.

Sandy Kirk - Managing Director, Edwards Engineering

Sandy has over 45 years’ experience in engineering and has worked for consulting engineers, civil engineering and mechanical engineering contractors. His wide range of experience includes working on projects as varied as large dams, bridges and football stadiums. He has been with Edwards Engineering for the last 35 years, the last nine years as Managing Director. He spends most of his free time enjoying family life and supporting all the various sports and hobbies that that entails.

Ben Carter - Chief Executive, Edwards Engineering

Ben’s background is in major project delivery and performance improvement in international supply chains. He has worked with and for a number of leading global businesses including Rio Tinto, Babcock International, Orica and CP Kelko and has a broad range of industry experience across chemicals, paints, lubricants, explosives, mining and agriculture.

David Alexander - Director, Edwards Engineering

David is an experienced investor and operator, having both invested in and ran smaller businesses across a wide range of sectors. He retains a number of non-executive positions in companies across the UK.

Timo Henkel - Projects Director, Edwards Engineering

Timo joined Edwards in November 2016 and is responsible for the delivery of estimates, project management, and assisting in contract negotiations. Timo has a strong background in Project, Sales and Supply chain management in the Oil and Gas industry where he was also responsible for the on-site industrial coatings facility.

Dougie Davidson - Site Project Manager, Edwards Engineering

Dougie ensures our larger customer projects are safely delivered and installed on site. Over his 41 years with Edwards, Dougie has worked with all of our large Agricultural, Milling, Malting, Distilling, and Industrial customers.

In his own words, Dougie identifies his key skill as safely putting big heavy things into small, usually inaccessible, high places. His responsibility on customer sites includes Health and Safety management, risk identification and the development and maintenance of all Method Statements.

Kevin Anderson - Electrical Manager, Edwards Engineering

Kevin is our Electrical Contracts Manager. Kevin started with Edwards in 1989 as an electrical apprentice and has risen through the ranks to the Electrical Manager position.  

Kevin’s experience is varied and includes grain drier installations and maintenance, oil-fired burner servicing and installations, PLC work, panel building, automation and control.