Martin has worked in the Environmental sector for 12 years, with a focus over the last 6 years on the property and development markets. He is passionate about the built environment and the role that environmental consultants play in improving our quality of life.
Paul Ellis, Managing Director had this to say of our newest appointment ‘‘We are an innovative environmental SME of 14 employees and we are delighted to have Martin join us as Commercial Director to lead our ambitious business growth plans. Martin brings a wealth of experience and dynamism, supported by our team of specialists in Flood Risk, Drainage Groundwater and Contaminated Land’.
Martin, a chartered geologist (CGeol), with a technical background in hydrogeology and contaminated land has wide ranging experience in, remediation, coal mining, drainage, flooding, geotechnics, piling, controlled waters and human health risk assessment. Martin is an active member of the Northwest Geological Society which promotes understanding of Geoscience in the northwest, and is part of Forum for the Built Environment Committee who provide knowledge sharing networking events in the property sector.
Martin said “I am delighted to be joining GeoSmart and working alongside some fantastic people in this modern environmental consultancy operating at the forefront of the sector. Joining during the covid-19 outbreak has made for a rather different first week with all the getting to know people conversations undertaken via video calls. It is fortunate that the business operates on the Cloud and we have therefore continued to operate as usual.”
GeoSmart provide Flood Risk, Drainage, Groundwater and Contaminated Land expertise to architects, planning consultants, developers, legal practitioners and local authorities and support them to manage environmental risks and prepare them for future climate change for brownfield and greenfield sites.
We would like to reassure our clients that we have implemented measures to ensure service continuity and mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 . Our robust IT system and environmental database allows all team members to operate effectively whatever their location. Our clients can continue to expect an immediate response via our usual telephone numbers and emails.