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Andy Timperley is an Hygienic Design Engineer, working as a Consultant to the Food Industry. He has over thirty five years’ experience in engineering related disciplines since joining a Fluid Power Research Association in 1980 and subsequently Campden BRI in 1988. Since leaving Campden BRI in 2006 his main activities include;


  • Providing consultancy on equipment selection and system design issues.

  • Conducting hygienic design audits of food factories and troubleshooting.

  • Conducting third party inspections of equipment and issuing Certification documentation in conjunction with the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) Certification Scheme.

  • Conducting third party verification (TPV) inspections of equipment on behalf of 3-A Sanitary Standards Inc. to support the application of 3-A and P3-A symbols.

  • Conducting basic and advanced hygienic design training courses in conjunction with EHEDG and for specific Companies.Providing material for guideline documents on hygienic design of equipment and food factories.

  • Producing Hygienic Design Guidelines and Test Methods in conjunction with the EHEDG.


Andy also provides hygienic design consultancy to the European Standards Organisation (CEN) as the named UK Hygiene Expert responsible for hygienic design issues relating to plenary and machine specific 'C' Standards which are then published in the UK by the British Standards Institute. In February 2004, Andy became the first European based Certified Conformance Evaluator (CCE) for 3-A Sanitary Standards Inc. In June 2006 Andy was elected Chairman of the EHEDG Test Methods Sub-group and continues to be the Chairman of the re-named EHEDG Working Group Certification. In January 2009, Andy qualified as a CCE for the P3-A group of Standards for pharmaceutical equipment. Andy was appointed as an EHEDG authorised trainer in July 2009 and continues to provide EHEDG Basic and Advanced Courses on Hygienic Engineering.



Authorised Trainer

Authorised Evaluation Officer



Mr. A. W. Timperley

Timperley Consulting            

6, Lambert Court

54, Victoria Road

Bidford on Avon



B50 4AR

Tel: +44(0)1789 490081 (Direct line)

Fax: +44 (0) 1789 490081                  

Tel: +44(0)7778 012 055 (Mobile)


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