As Noise Expert Witnesses, MARTEC Consultants make appearances in Court and at Public Enquiries. The Principal of the company, Mel Kenyon MSc BSc MIOA, is a corporate member of the Institute of Acoustics and has practiced as a noise consultant since 1982, giving expert noise evidence on more than 100 occasions.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and a Master's degree in Environmental Acoustics, and has sat on the British Standards Committee dealing with noise in buildings [BS.8233]. Mel also has sat on the British Standards Committee on the assessment of industrial noise [BS.4142].
Martec is member of the Association of Noise Consultants and has provided expert noise advice to groups as diverse as the Noise Abatement Society the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Mel Kenyon has lectured at Liverpool John Moores University for the Engineering Employers Federation and at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Mel Kenyon has been an expert witness for organisations such as the Sports Council (now Sport England), Wolseley [Plumb & Build] Centers, The Noise Abatement Society, Council for the Protection of Rural Wales, Barratt Homes and Warwickshire County Council.
Further qualifications are that he is an accredited sound insulation tester under the Association of Noise Consultants accreditation scheme, and he holds the Institute of Acoustics Certificate of Competence in Workplace Noise Assessment.