Speaker : Martin Polland

Martin is a Chartered Civil Engineer and is employed as Roads Area Manager for South Lanarkshire Council. He is also currently the Chair of Institute of Highway Engineers in Scotland, undertakes professional reviews at all levels for the IHE and serves on the IHE National Council, while being a member of the Institute of Asphalt Technology. Martin has been employed by South Lanarkshire Council for some 15 years and the project now being discussed was as a direct result of site investigations on a major resurfacing works leading to a world heritage site.

Away from the day job Martin is a keen walker, hill walker and part time football coach at youth level.