Derbyshire-based construction company Wildgoose Construction has promoted Andrew Tilford as the new Managing Director of its construction business, from his role as Commercial Director.
Andrew started his career at Wimpey Construction as a quantity surveyor, graduating from Nottingham Trent University in 1994. Andrew joined Morgan Sindall in 2001 and spent 12 years with the company, becoming commercial director for their North East construction business before joining Interserve Support Services in 2012 as commercial director, Infrastructure and Industrial.
Andrew spent six years at Interserve before leaving to join Skanska as commercial director for their £300m Infrastructure Services business, delivering high profile Highway Maintenance and Infrastructure development contracts across the south of the UK. Andrew joined Wildgoose as commercial director in October 2018 to move back into general contracting and to be closer to home.
Executive Chairman Jonathan Wildgoose said: “I am delighted with this appointment. In the short time that Andrew has been with us, he has already made significant improvements to our delivery capabilities, systems and approach which are already helping us to develop and further improve our offering. This appointment is the clear next step in our journey and has the full backing of all colleagues and shareholders.”
Andrew said: “I am very pleased to be given this opportunity. The company has a strong reputation and my challenge is to build and strengthen that further. Wildgoose have an excellent portfolio of work with good long-term client relationships, an established supply chain and talented teams. I look forward to playing an active leadership role in the business’s next phase of development and evolution.”