Andy has worked in the stone industry for over 25 years. After completing his apprenticeship at a leading stone manufacturer in Italy, he was the contract manager responsible for both wall and floor stone installation at the prestigious Canary Wharf London shopping malls and railway stations.
He co-founded South Coast Stone in 2005 as a worldwide importer and installer of stone products. SCS have seen their customer base and turnover grow year on year through their ability to deliver and install stone projects on time and within budget. In addition to commercial work, SCS continues to expand their retail operation with the supply and installation of the widest range of granite worktops and bathroom applications.
With over 40 years experience in the stone Industry, David started life as an architectural draughtsman, worked in a Purbeck stone quarry before being a contracts and projects manager on some of London and Ireland's major construction projects.
Having successfully worked on site for the likes of Bovis lend lease, Balfour beatty, Canary Wharf contractors Ltd and Willmott Dixon, David's career has taken him from the underground's Jubilee line to the heights of Citibank's offices in Canada Square.
Susanne worked for Aurora Marble Ltd in Yorkshire for 22 years. Business included; importing raw materials and finished goods, manufacturing and supply of Natural Marble, Granite and Micro / Conglomerate Marbles.
Working in all areas of the business she reached Operations Manager and held this position for 13 years. Responsibilities included managing all operational requirements from buying of materials overseas, costs / tenders of all variety of projects large and small, setting up and day-to-day account management of contracts for major national companies.
Implementing in-house Quality Systems and Environmental responsibilities within the production processes. Responsibilities included planning of production/logistics with the knowledge of each sub department and machinery including output capabilities. Susanne joined South Coast Stone bringing her years of industry knowledge and experience in order to develop the business.