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Andrew Barker joins the CPSL Board

Cruden Property Services is delighted to announce that it has strengthened its board with the appointment of Andrew Barker as Operations Director.

Andy has worked for Cruden Property Services since 2007 and has more than 20 years’ experience in project, line and contract management positions. 

Andy started in the industry as an apprentice electrician, working on site installations and progressing through supervisory and middle management to hold senior positions within local and national businesses prior to joining Cruden. 

An excellent communicator, strategic thinker and team member, Andy’s experience in collaborative working and partnering is bolstered with an ability to add value by a systematic approach to the processes associated with project delivery, encompassing fast-track refurbishment and new build construction activities in the local authority, healthcare, commercial, education and registered provider sectors .

In his career with Cruden Andy has played a major role in the development of new business streams, in particular Cruden Energy Solutions, which has delivered a myriad of projects comprising high volume, large scale photovoltaic installations, air source heat pumps and solar thermal installations across an array of buildings in the North West and beyond. 

Andy’s responsibilities will see him cover both project and maintenance activities across the whole of the North West; managing teams in the company’s new Workington and Kendal offices and established offices in Warrington and Oldham.

Commenting on his appointment Andy says: “We have an excellent professional, operational management group ably supported by a skilled workforce and supply chain throughout the region. Add to this our qualified and experienced ‘back of office’ team, and it’s easy to understand why I am excited about the prospects for the company’s growth and development.

I look forward to giving my all for a successful future.”