Andrew  Livesey Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Andrew Livesey

Lecturer in Engineering
Ashford College

Andrew Livesey lectures on Engineering Science and Mathematics at Ashford College University Centre. He served a full Engineering apprenticeship before going to The University of Manchester. He is a Chartered Engineer and serves on various committees of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He is the holder of a prestigious Institute of the Motor Industry Achievement Award. He enjoys both riding and tinkering with cycles and motorcycles. He is a member of London Clarion Cycle Club.


I served an Engineering Apprenticeship before going to university.

Personal Interests

    Cycling, motorcycling, motorsport, fine art


Featured Title
 Featured Title - Practical Motorsport Engineering - 1st Edition book cover


Re-building engine in 1930 MG Midget

By: Andrew Livesey
Subjects: Education

Recently I have been helping a friend re-build the engine of this 1939 MG Midget.

Thanet Road Club Hill Climb

By: Andrew Livesey
Subjects: Other, Sports and Leisure

I've just finished writing my latest book about bicycle engineering and technology, to be realease for pre-ordering soon. The photo me last season, riding to 5th place, in the Thanet Road Club Hill Climb. I'm hoping to do better this year. 

Turner Fringe Awards Margate

By: Andrew Livesey
Subjects: Art & Visual Culture

I was lucky to be among the short-listed artists at the Turner Fringe, the main judge is Tracey emin who I'm pictured with here.

Lockdown - so looking at good times before March 2020

By: Andrew Livesey

Lockdown means no socialising - so looking at good times in recent past with fellow artists in Kent - Suggs who's music is really cheerful. 

T Level Ambassador

By: Andrew Livesey

I was delighted to be appointed an Ambassador for T Levels. These are the new qualifications to be offered at Level 3. I'm a member of the group which is designing these new qualifictions for the Engineering sector. 

The photo shows me and two colleagues at the House of Commons where I was delighted to meet, and speak to, both politicians and a group the first T Level students. 

NB: The picture is an official Government Photograph taken on the terrace by the Thames.

Receiving IMI Achievement Award - Highly Commended from Prince Michael of Kent

By: Andrew Livesey

Andrew Livesey receiving an Institute of the Motor Industry Individual Achievement Award from Prince Michael of Kent. This was a moment to savour. Thank you to all my colleagues at the IMI.