Martin Mayfield has 24 years’ practice as a designer of engineering systems at Mott MacDonald and as a director of Arup (education leader for the United Kingdom, Middle East and Africa; mechanical and electrical engineering leader for North West and Yorkshire and Sheffield office leader). These roles entailed leading teams of over 60 professional engineers from a range of disciplines, working on a diverse array of projects in the UK and overseas. During this time, he built an industrial research portfolio including Multi-Systems Modelling Structures for Future Cities and Integrated Infrastructure Frameworks for Cities. These roles entailed leading teams of professional engineers from a range of disciplines, working on a diverse array of projects in the United Kingdom and overseas. During his time at Arup he worked on infrastructure projects, stadia, airports and niche sustainable buildings.