Andrew is the leader of our Forensics Engineering practice and strives to deliver unimpeachable expertise rooted in diverse practical experience. Andrew began his career with a strong research background testing full-scale models at the UCSD Powell Structures Laboratory. He continued his development working at Degenkolb under Loring A. Wyllie, Jr., an NAE Fellow and recognized expert in seismic design, post-earthquake reconnaissance, structural concrete, excavation shoring and construction means and methods engineering. Since joining Degenkolb in 1999, Andrew has worked on over 1000 projects spanning the broad range of structural systems, building types, services, project delivery methods, geographies and practice areas. Andrew continues to blend a robust design and consulting practice with Expert Witness work. He focuses on developing a clear understanding of the issues combined with effective communication to stakeholders. He is effective in both testimony and mediation, providing a reliable partner in resolving disputes.