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.

Neil Scott - Operations Director, Edwards Engineering

Neil’s career spans the UK, Middle East and Africa, with a background in fabrication, construction, technical services and project delivery. He brings a wealth of expertise in multi-disciplinary project management and operational systems and processes and is focussed on ensuring Edwards continues to deliver exceptional solutions to its customers.

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.

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.

Sandy Knight - Agricultural Manager, Edwards Engineering

Sandy takes responsibility for our Agricultural customers. Sandy’s focus is on project management from conception through design, procurement, installation and commissioning. Sandy and Kevin Anderson work closely together to bring the mechanical and electrical requirements of our customers together.

Sandy has been with Edwards for 18 years and has experience of all of our customers’ sectors including grain handling and malting and distilling on Speyside and Islay. He also has experience offshore where his experience was broadened to include the control of high-risk activities.

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.

Timo Henkel - Project Manager, Edwards Engineering

Timo joined Edwards in November 2016 and is responsible for the delivery of estimates, assisting in contract negotiations and project management. 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.

Charlotte Rowe - Finance Manager, Edwards Engineering

Charlotte joined as Finance Manager in July 2019 after graduating and qualifying as a chartered accountant in Aberdeen. Charlotte came to Edwards looking for the next challenge in her career with greater autonomy and responsibility. Migrating her experience from the Oil and Gas sector she brings knowledge, enthusiasm and a broad range of skills to the finance department. Charlotte takes responsibility for the financial strategy, planning and control of Edwards.