Martin has a natural flair for communicating major infrastructure and development projects in a way that is accessible and meaningful to the public. He plays a crucial part in major projects, bringing an ‘outside in’ perspective, sharing external stakeholder views to project teams.
Martin has dedicated his career to communications for infrastructure and development, devising engagement strategies and communications campaigns that reduce risk for nationally significant and locally determined planning applications. He also delivers campaigns to promote clients in the sector.
Martin specialises in complex infrastructure having played a key role in all of Copper’s Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects to date. He is currently leading Copper’s expanding transport portfolio, including Highways England’s A303 Stonehenge scheme and others across the UK. He is shaping the communications for Bristol Airport’s proposed expansion. Martin is also directing on Copper’s work with RWE Generation.
Martin led the team which secured Secretary of State consent for North London Waste Authority’s replacement energy recovery facility in Enfield.
Martin has also managed successful B2B campaigns across infrastructure and the built environment. He delivered B2B communications campaign for major construction, transport and automotive companies.
For Copper’s own communications, Martin led the public attitudes to infrastructure in 2015 and 2017, based on a report which measured perceptions around the importance of infrastructure investment and delivery. Lord Adonis, Chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission described the campaign as “timely and vital.”