Dr Martin Rust is a consultant for Jones and Wagener International.  Martin’s field of expertise is within geotechnical engineering with an emphasis on design, surveillance (EoR) and construction management of tailings storage facilities, water dams and appurtenant infrastructure. His expertise includes application of international best practice including GISTM, ICOLD, CDA and MAC standards and guidelines.

Martin holds a bachelors degree in civil engineering from the University of Pretoria and a PhD from the University of Southampton.

He has gained more than 20 years’ experience which includes being the Head of Department of the Tailings Engineering Department at Jones & Wagener. Additionally, Martin was elected to hold the position of Executive Director for Jones and Wagener.  He retired from those positions prior to joining Jones & Wagener International.

Martin is a professionally registered engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa and he is a current member of SAICE, SANCOLD and GIGSA/IGS.