Buxton Construction has appointed Andrew Hume, who has more than 34 years' experience in the construction industry throughout Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand, to the newly created executive position of Estimating and Business Manager.
Renowned for his hands-on approach, leadership and expertise in management, tendering cost management and procurement, Andrew has held senior roles with many of the heavyweights of the Australian construction industry including Abigroup, Multiplex, Costain and Salta Constructions.
Andrew possesses an excellent understanding of every facet of the construction business from concept and planning through to the final delivery of a project and, over the years, has forged enduring business relationships with clients, consultants and sub-contractors.
Together with his proven skills in working in diverse cultural environments and understanding and meeting clients' expectations on projects of all types and sizes, Andrew is an excellent communicator and dedicated team player.
During his career Andrew has played a pivotal role in major local projects such as Australia on Collins, Melbourne Convention Centre, Federation Square and Southern Cross Development as well as a number of large office and hotel complexes in South East Asia.
“With his depth of experience and breadth of knowledge of construction, Andrew is a great addition to the management team at Buxton and I'm confident he will make a significant contribution to the growth and expansion of the company's operations,” said Buxton Construction Managing Director Andrew Briggs.