Andy Heyes

Managing Director

Andy Heyes - Managing Director at Sweet Projects

Andy was appointed Managing Director at Sweet Projects in March 2023, after joining in 2022 as Commercial Director. He is responsible for more than 100 personnel across a dozen locations in the UK, full pre-construction and operational activities, and has already overseen a strong growth of £60m / +100% turnover since joining the business.

With a wealth of industry expertise, including director roles at Real South West, Sir Robert McAlpine, David Wilson Homes and eight years as Commercial Director at Skanska, leading major healthcare builds (including a £1.4bn PFI contract in Sweden, the largest ever undertaken in the country), as well as complex defence and hospital projects, and a ‘class 100’ high-tech UK water-fabrication facility.

Andy’s background working on global detailed, diverse projects brings an unrivalled amount of insight. From high-spec residential projects requiring consistent stakeholder engagement, to multi-million pound, state-of-the-art healthcare projects with rigorous phased handovers and programme requirements, complexities associated with infection control, bespoke contractual arrangements and detailed forecasting, Andy leads from the front, and knows first-hand how important trust and communication are in our industry.

Andy is passionate about bringing the next generation of construction experts through, and creating a safe, supportive culture for all colleagues – leading on a training and development scheme, and embedding the values of Sweet Projects through everything we do.

Andy is also a Member of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Building.