Key People and Operating Bases
Andy has worked in the industry since 1991, and is responsible for the day to day running of Star Fireworks. Throughout his career he has worked for a glittering array of clients and venues at home and overseas. He is a master of pyrotechnic design and all aspects of Health and Safety management and has been responsible for the design and production of many big shows from the Red Hot Chili Peppers through to McFly and numerous TV shows. Andy is an expert at all aspects of explosive storage and is a qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser. He has held various industry positions including chairman of the British Pyrotechnists Association, the UK professional firework display trade organisation, and was a firework safety adviser to the former Department of Trade and Industry. He is currently representing UK interests in Europe as part of the multi-national team producing harmonized firework regulations across the EU.
Sean has worked for the company since 1995, and heads up the Display Division of Star Fireworks. He is responsible for the creative and practical aspects of our productions. Sean’s impressive portfolio includes working for The Rolling Stones, Christina Aguilera, eight years of finale night fireworks for Big Brother, Blue Peter, Hampton Court Palace – to name but a few. Sean works with clients from inception through to completion, covering all stages of creative design through to Health and Safety and event liaison. In addition to this, Sean is fully licensed to transport explosive materials and trains for the British Pyrotechnists Association scheme.