John Martin

Director & VR Shipbuilding Pioneer

SAMOSC Ltd (Formerly BAE Systems)

John specialises in the application of advanced technologies, pioneering the implementation of world-leading virtual reality in shipbuilding.

Used by engineers, planners, and production teams to support design and build of ships and submarines.

•A specialist in the practical implementation and application of advanced IT technologies and operational processes for efficient and effective working.

•Awarded the prestigious status of Engineering Fellow in recognition of contribution to BAE Systems and to the wider area of new technologies. 

•Renowned world-leading pioneer in the practical application of virtual reality visualisation systems since 1997 for ship and submarine design.

•Significant contribution to shipbuilding at all product lifecycle stages from pre-concept to design and build. 

•Now semi-retired with over 40 years of experience in all aspects of shipbuilding