Martin joined D2E in October 2014 with over 39 years of experience in the lift industry.
Martin began his career as an apprentice engineer with a major lift and escalator company. He progressed through a variety of technical roles including engineer, service test engineer and test and commissioning engineering manager, carrying out commissioning work on some of the iconic sites across London and the UK, notable sites include Grand Buildings, Thames House MI5, The Shell Building, Commercial Union Building and the Barbican Towers.
As a Company Technical Field Engineer Martin gained vast experience testing and commissioning across Europe, South Africa and Botswana Africa. While in the role of Senior Technical Field Engineer, Martin was responsible for the commissioning team at Canary Wharf Tower, personally commissioning the high rise units himself.
Martin moved into operations management in the mid-’90s holding positions of Area Service Manager, Branch Manager, Regional Manager, Field Operations Manager and Executive Board Director as Field Operations Director. Major achievements through this period were the technical introduction to the market of the Otis MCS and Gen2 range, continuous development of Gen2 installation methods.
In 2008 Martin move to another major lift company take up the board position UK and Ireland Service and Modernisation Director. Responsible for notable major modernisation projects such as The Shell Tower, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Portland House, Thomas Moor Square, Liver Buildings Liverpool and East India Dock in London.
In 2012 Martin took up the board role of Director of Field Operations, responsible for all Branch P&L activities the UK and Ireland, Including service, local modernisation and volume new equipment sales and delivery.
Martin’s involvement as a director and board member provides D2E with valuable knowledge about the lift industry. As a trained Prince 2 Practitioner, Martin provides expertise to the team and is involved in managing major projects for our clients as well as providing professional advice on safety management, CDM 2015 and business processes and procedures.
- NVQ 4 Testing & Commissioning
- NVQ 3 Lift Installation
- HNC and HND Engineering
- Degree in Business Management from Ashridge Business School.