Martin Smith

Martin’s project management approach adopts inclusive practices to drive innovation in project teams to rise to the challenge of client briefs to meet ever increasing regulation, ESG targets and sustainability accreditations.

He has a strong track record of delivering large complex projects covering refurbishment and redevelopment of existing structures with retained structures and facades in central London. Martin has managed disputes through to agreements with many tier 1 contractors and applies due diligence through his building pathology knowledge being a Chartered building surveyor and has represented developers, landlords and tenants.

Martin has often worked for several key clients; GPE, M&G RE, City of London Corporation, Portman Estates, The Crown Estate, B-flexion (Crosstree), Motcomb Estates, Quilter Plc, Global Holdings and CBRE IM. Martin has worked closely with end users to understand their key objectives, working across various sectors including commercial office, residential, retail and life sciences.

Martin previously worked at Buro Four and was responsible for leading the commercial offices sector and successfully delivered Quilter Plc’s new headquarter building at Senator House.

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When not working I am involved in volunteer work including several years of mentoring British Council for Offices NextGen members, ex Co-Chair of Building Equality, Co-Chair of Maryland Community Group in east London and current Trustee at AMUK, with the aim to build London’s first permanent AIDS memorial by 2025.