Martin brings deep experience in supporting public-sector and infrastructure clients across the world, on topics spanning strategy, planning, performance transformation, maintenance, and construction. He has particular expertise in optimizing infrastructure-delivery systems, including investment-prioritization methods based on the best value outcome to society.
Martin also has broad experience in helping improve transport operations, with a focus on long-term infrastructure planning and on optimization between different modes of transport.
Examples of Martin’s work include designing and helping implement a performance-transformation program for a national transportation agency responsible for a country’s road and rail transport. The program delivered significant savings in construction, maintenance, and administrative costs. He has supported other clients in achieving substantial cost reductions in road and rail investment projects, including through reviewing technical standards and Lean execution.
Martin has developed strategies for maintenance and life-cycle optimization in various asset classes, including railways, bridges, and concrete structures.
He has also supported clients in a range of supplier industries, including undertaking market analyses and shaping the strategy for a major construction-equipment supplier, and developing the growth strategy for a supplier of road materials.
Prior to McKinsey, Martin worked as an engineer at a small consultancy company in Gothenburg, Sweden.
“Bridging global infrastructure gaps,” McKinsey Global Institute, June 2016
“The infrastructure conundrum: Improving productivity,” McKinsey & Company, July 2015
“Time to get moving on productivity,” Project Finance International Special Report, May 2014
MSc, engineering physics