Martin Smith is a Technical Director for Buildings at Aurecon.
He also heads the Aurecon Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD)/green building design team in South Africa, and is also the mechanical service leader for Aurecon, which covers heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) services.
He is currently registered as an International Professional Engineer and a Chartered Professional Engineer (NZ), as well as a member of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (MIPENZ). Martin is also a Green Star SA Accredited Professional.
He specialised in building services (HVAC), mechanical and industrial engineering. He has received two design awards from ACENZ (Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand), including a gold award of excellence in 2006.
He was previously employed in the manufacturing industry, where he gained experience in project management, facilities design, and manufacturing techniques.