A seasoned global executive, Martin brings 25 years of design and commercial business experience to WATG, with deep expertise across the United Kingdom, United States and the Middle East.
“I am delighted to welcome Martin to the firm,” comments Anthony Mallows, President + CEO. “His commercial savvy, design talent and leadership skills will enable WATG to significantly scale our UK operations with a continued focus on delighting our clients and delivering excellent design. His experience with large-scale project delivery will bring a unique perspective to our London operations and our global team at large.”
Martin joins WATG from Atkins North America where he was Head of Architecture and Building Engineering from 2014-2018, during which time he grew the firm’s business by 40% across six offices. Prior to his tenure with Atkins North America, Pease was Head of Architecture for Dubai-based Damac, the largest privately-owned property developer in the Middle East.
“I have always admired WATG’s reputation for design excellence and the firm’s incredible portfolio of work from the past 70+ years,” says Martin. “I’m Incredibly excited to contribute to the firm’s vision for growth and honoured to join such a highly talented and passionate design team.”
Originally from the United Kingdom, Pease has acquired a vast portfolio of work spanning large-scale mixed-use projects along with work in aviation, rail, residential, commercial and public architecture. Notable projects include the Getty Centre in Los Angeles, the Glyndebourne Opera House in the UK, the Navy Museum in Washington D.C., Glasgow College in Scotland, a new terminal at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and the Trump Golf Course Clubhouse in Dubai.