Oktra is excited to announce the promotion of Martin Reeves to Development Director; a new position at Oktra that will support the evolution of the business and enable further growth towards our long-term goals.
As an RIBA qualified architect, Martin has over 20 years’ experience in the industry and has worked for high-profile design firms in the UK and overseas. Martin began to specialise in corporate architecture and design early on in his career, and worked on global accounts across the UK, US, and EMEA. These opportunities developed Martin’s interest in workplace strategy and change management, ultimately leading him to specialise in workplace design and client management.
The role of Development Director will see Martin focusing on early-stage client relationship management for our key accounts. This pre-emptive approach helps us to further understand our client’s requirements, develop their brief, and ensure we provide the right resources and capabilities to fit their business needs.
When asked about his thoughts on the future of our industry, Martin shared his views. “The market has proven how robust it is and the workplace has stood up to some stern tests in the past two years, so while I expect exciting growth and more twists and turns, I believe we are equipped to tackle these emerging challenges at Oktra.
The future of Oktra’s success and the D&B market lies not only in the, short-term creation of great design, but also in building adaptability into spaces so they are able to react to hybrid and flexible working
Equally, we need to be committed to strengthening our delivery and supply chain, and eliminating risk in our build process. This will ensure that the stakeholder and client journey is secure from start to finish.”
Entering the new role will give Martin greater visibility over Oktra’s positioning as a leading UK design and build partner. Martin adds a new dynamic to our development team and will play a pivotal role in introducing new opportunities to the wider business. The development team are looking at the changing needs of tenants and landlords and forecasting for the future with our clients – providing more value to our clients in the long-term and securing Oktra’s future growth.