Who we are
We are seasoned professionals with a combined experience of over 60 years in ground engineering, working on major international projects in both contracting and consultancy roles. We are able to draw upon our own experience as well as the expertise of our network of associated professionals.
David Puller has over 30 years experience in geotechnical contracting and consultancy working on major projects in the UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. As diaphragm wall expert he has designed some of the deepest diaphragm walls constructed and has managed the construction of major civil works. He has authored numerous technical papers, acted as one of principal authors on the 2nd and 3rd editions of the ICE Specification for Piling and Embedded Retaining Walls and has also co-authored the established text book Deep Excavations. As piling expert he has acted as Expert Witness in a major arbitration in Hong Kong. David is also a German speaker.
Martin Pratt also has over 30 years experience in the design and construction of geotechnical works in the UK and internationally. He has extensive experience in the successful acquisition and running of very large geotechnical contracting companies in the UK and in Southeast Asia - companies with an annual turnover exceeding £250m. He has acted as Vice President for one of the world's leading geotechnical companies with a turnover of over 1.5 billion euros, responsible for Northern Europe, the Middle East, Southern Africa and Central Asia as well as the company's plant and technical, monitoring and research and development activity. Martin is a past Chairman of the Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) and has acted as diaphragm wall expert in dispute resolution. Martin is also a French speaker.