Andy Dean is co-founder and MD of Building Site to Boardroom (BS2B). BS2B specialise in creating, developing and delivering innovative online and in person mindfulness and wellbeing courses that support positive mental health in construction. Andy’s passionate about cultivating a culture change in construction and brings a wealth of experience gained through his own life journey.
Andy started out in the industry as an apprentice gas service engineer in the early 80`s with British Gas. A year after qualifying he travelled extensively meeting life`s challenges and learning life`s lessons first hand. Returning to the UK he started his plumbing and heating company, worked part time with young offenders in the Care Service, studied and qualified as an Integrative counsellor and worked in collaboration with the YMCA and Royal Philanthropic Society.
Andy relocated to Brighton in 2000 built up a successful renovation and refurbishment business, and through his own personal circumstances and losing friends to suicide co-founded BS2B in 2014 taking on the MD role full time in 2016. He has delivered Health Promotion programmes for the NHS, continues to work in retreat centres, runs workshops and trainings on positive mental wellbeing and recently a CPD mindfulness workshop for the CIOB.