Martin Belshaw has over 35 years’ experience designing and managing process control systems, networks and systems integration projects in the energy sector. He has particular expertise in fault tolerant process controls, safety systems and control room re-instrumentation. A former technical director with international contracting and engineering company Semco Maritime, Martin is a chartered engineer and President of the Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC). Now retired, he owns and runs his own consultancy company providing specialist engineering services to the automation & control industries, principally Concept, Feasibility and FEED Studies, ALE/AIM Operations, Obsolescence Reports, and Innovative Obsolescence Solutions.
Martin is a member of the Engineering Accreditation Board, as an industrialist. He is on the InstMC Board of Trustees and is a partner in an innovative Edinburgh Techno Company (digital technology), a member of the IET’s Engineering Policy Group Scotland (advisors to Holyrood & Stormont). Martin was involved in the Royal Academy of Engineering’s working group investigating higher/degree apprenticeships and the implications of the EU referendum on engineering. He recently joined the Engineering Council team of Liason Officers. Martin is a Business Mentor, previously for Aventa Systems – Aberdeen, Air Control Energy – Aberdeen, Tetra technologies – Aberdeen and presently Enteq – Aberdeen. Martin has recently taken up the post of part-time lecturer at the RGU School of Engineering in Aberdeen.