Martin assists distribution network operators (DNOs), DNO clients and renewable developers in the areas of regulatory out-performance and Smart Grid implementation. He also has a strong interest in assisting UK industry and developing countries to achieve rural electrification and network reliability targets. Martin is a Chartered Engineer with a background in both electrical and electronic engineering. He has 7 years’ experience in regulated utilities, latterly as a member of the Senior Management team of UK Power Networks, and 17 years’ experience in project management. Prior to joining Mott MacDonald, Martin held over-arching responsibility for innovation on 25% of the UK’s electricity distribution network and led his team through the delivery of a 6MW/10MWh battery energy storage facility (the first of its kind to deliver services to the system operator National Grid).