Martin Penney


Martin is Acting Chair and a Technical Lead for Survey4BIM. He has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry with a focus on engineering and utilities survey. His expertise encompasses technical development, strategic growth and has experience of establishing new operations and office infrastructure as part of company growth.

As a Director of a geospatial survey company, Technics Group, Martin’s role and focus in the Survey4BIM team has been to increase awareness and engagement of the BIM process amongst clients and surveyors. He has been instrumental in championing the aim of:  ‘Geo Spatially Enabling the Digital Built Environment” within the industry.

Martin provides support to The Survey Association as BIM Liaison and is also a member of the recently established UK BIM Alliance Executive Team, providing commercial expertise and support to this industry leadership initiative. Appointed as Treasurer of EuroGPR in 2016, Martin plays a key role in the committee, which aims to ensure that the radar community is represented across Europe and to encourage industry collaboration and sustainable growth.

He has authored articles and papers for both CICES magazine and AGI Foresight Report 2020 that discuss the current evolution of Geomatics and the technical and industry issues that arise.

Martin balances his love of outdoors with a passion for the water as a keen rower, fuelled by his espresso habit.

First appointed - December 2015

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