Max joined the PDA Group in May 2004 having previously accrued more than ten years experience of acoustic consulting and research in the UK and Australia. During this time he has provided acoustic design services for numerous domestic and international projects including designs for leisure, educational, residential, commercial, retail, research and healthcare facilities.

Max has also provided noise and vibration assessment and design services for a number of surface and subterranean rail and road projects and structure-borne noise control design for land and water based craft. He has a wide experience in industrial acoustics including environmental impact assessment and noise control design, workplace noise assessment and product development.

Max holds a Bachelor Degree in Building Services Engineering, the IOA Diploma in Acoustics and a PhD in Acoustics. He is a chartered engineer, and has published numerous conference and journal papers in the fields of acoustics and vibration. He is a past Member of the Australian Acoustic Society and a current Member of the UK Institute of Acoustics.