Martin Bechtold

CEO, Fatzer AG

Martin is a distinguished figure in the field of Civil Engineering who studies and has a PhD from KIT, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, and the University of Wales, Swansea, UK. With a doctoral focus on "Load Carrying Capacity of Clamps on Spiral Strand and Full Locked Coil Cables," Martin has become an authority in the ropes industry. Since 2000, he has contributed significantly to technical advancements, sales strategies, and managerial endeavours across Germany, the UK, and Switzerland.

He is engaged in shaping industry standards and practices, serving as a member of national and international Standard Committees and Industry Bodies, including Eurocode 3, ASCE 19, AG Brückenseile, IABSE, EWRIS, and OIPEEC.

My Speaker Sessions

Thursday 14 March 2024


Panel: Reducing Carbon in Bridges – from Planning to Execution Following PAS 2080

11:00 - 13:00
  • Comprising representatives from across the supply chain (client, designer, contractor and supplier) this seminar will consider how stakeholder's experience when applying PAS 2080, barriers to its use, and how it contributed to reducing carbon, as well as other outcomes. 
  • There will be opportunities for audience participation and discussion throughout the session.