Martha is a structural engineer and project manager who has varied experience working on the extension of Tate Modern, the construction of six hundred homes in Haringey, and timber self-build projects in rural Romania. She has worked in the UK and Norway, where she learnt Norwegian and experienced first-hand the benefits of ambitious public sector planning. She has also supported the charity Build Up, working with young people to design and build structures to benefit their own communities.
Part of the second cohort of Public Practice, Martha joined Enfield as Project Manager and took a more integrated approach to the design and delivery of a £40m capital programme to refurbish and maintain its council homes. Martha’s role brought in architectural and project management expertise, shaping fire safety improvements and substantial capital works across a large council housing portfolio, including 53 tower blocks – the largest number of any London borough.