Wates Group , Group Design Director
Andrew Barraclough is Group Design Director at Wates Group, a UK-wide contractor working to shape a better built environment and lasting social legacy. He is absolutely passionate in his belief that good design means good business, and is committed to value-driven design informed by the business needs of the user and the through-life cost of the design in use.
Barraclough joined Wates from HOK International in 2014 and is currently responsible for design, design management, design supply chain and digital construction implementation across all Wates Group companies.
He is a Chartered Architect with more than 25 years’ experience in the construction industry and has a MSc in Construction Project Management from Reading University. He has extensive experience in delivering major complex projects including MOD Main Building, Whitehall, London and Barts and the Royal London Hospitals, London.