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Andrew Minson

Concrete and Sustainable Construction Director, GCCA 

Dr Minson started his role as Concrete and Sustainable Construction Director for the GCCA at the beginning of 2019. He is based at the association's offices in London.

Dr Minson leads GCCA's work promoting the sustainability value of concrete in the future of construction. This includes improving understanding of concrete's lifecycle and its role in the circular economy. He also leads work with industry partners developing new global sustainability guidelines for concrete. Andrew is a member of the GCCA executive team.

Dr Minson joined the GCCA from the Mineral Products Association where he led on work for more than a decade, most recently as Executive Director for both The Concrete Centre and British Precast.

Over his career Dr Minson has built a detailed knowledge of the construction industry, sustainability and how the concrete sector can play a positive role now and in the future. He has led the Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Strategy for the UK since 2009 – a strategy that encompasses the whole life of the material from sourcing constituents to beyond project demolition. He is co-author of the Wiley published "Sustainable Concrete Solutions".

Andrew gained a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Queensland before winning a Rhodes Scholarship to University of Oxford. He worked for global engineering consultant Arup for ten years before joining the Concrete Centre. He is a Fellow of both the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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