A qualified engineer and active mountain climber, Abseil Access co-founder Martin is a director who likes to get his hands dirty. An early indication of Martin’s intent to ensure that safety is a core element of the company’s work ethic was Martin’s involvement in setting up the Industrial Rope Access Association of NZ 1997. Martin has project managed the re-painting of 23 New Zealand lighthouses as well as ensuring the asset integrity of civil aviation radar domes, cement storage silos, and hydrostation penstocks. He is a fully certified shot firer and has 20 years of explosive expertise. His passion is designing and constructing suspension bridges.
FACTS: BEng Hons (Leeds) – Mining and Mineral engineering; 30 years of project management in geotechnical, coatings, inspection and construction projects, New Zealand wide; 72 suspension bridge builds in NZ and the pacific islands; 26 years of installations, inspection, repairs, and coatings in the energy sector, radars and marine beacons; Approved Handler Explosives Blasting (1.1B, 1.1D, 1.4S)