John Sisk & Son is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Cook as UK Sector Lead – Data Centres, who will spearhead operational delivery for data centres throughout the UK. Andy’s comprehensive, construction industry experience, spans 30 years with the past seven years directly involved in data centre delivery for hyper-scale operators particularly in Belgium, Holland, Finland and Denmark. Andy’s experience includes data centres up to £600m in construction value, for international clients, including procurement and management of all major vendor equipment.
With this appointment Sisk continues to build on its years
of mission critical expertise in data centres and to add to its UK capability
to meet the needs of both hyper-scale and co-location operators across England,
Wales and Scotland and their requirements to have a trusted partner. Sisk
brings a unique market offering and highly skilled and integrated CSA/MEP teams
who understand the reliability requirements in the delivery of data centres.
During the last decade, Sisk has built over 30 mission
critical facilities across Europe and continues to construct large data centre
facilities, with projects currently under construction in Ireland and mainland
Europe, for major international clients. Andy will be working closely with the
dedicated Data Centre Team in Ireland and Europe to leverage their experience
and network in meeting the needs of UK clients. The business has regularly
delivered data centre campus environments with power capacity up to 160MW
critical load. Sisk takes a flexible approach to procurement forms
whether GC Management, CM, Program Management, Design and Build, turnkey or
traditional and will continue to work with existing design teams, supply chain
partners and equipment suppliers that have the same beliefs and energy as Sisk
to deliver excellence, as well as continuing to build relationships with new
partners in the industry.
Commenting Paul Brown, Chief Operating Officer for John Sisk & Son in the UK says: “We are delighted to welcome Andy into our UK business and we look forward to working closely with him to ensure we achieve our strategic growth in the UK data market.”
In addition to this senior appointment Sisk is also
expanding its office network in the UK to better serve its clients. The company
has recently moved in to office space in Central London in Farringdon and also
engaged a long term project office in Leeds, reflecting the amount of work
currently in Leeds and the significant pipeline of opportunities. These offices
are in addition to the company’s main regional bases in St Albans, Solihull,
Warrington and Bristol.