NRA Environmental Consultants

Dr Martin Saker

PhD, BSc(Hons)

Senior Environmental Scientist

Martin is a Senior Environmental Scientist with over 22 years’ experience in the toxicology, chemistry and ecology of freshwater lakes and rivers in Australia, Europe and the Middle East.

Martin’s project experience includes:

  • development of environmental management plans
  • planning and implementation of environmental monitoring plans
  • design and implementation of receiving environment monitoring programs (REMPs).

Martin routinely conducts field sampling of water, sediment and aquatic biota, and he is AUSRIVAS-accredited for the collection and identification of aquatic organisms. Martin has also conducted a range of ecotoxicological studies related to bioaccumulation and ecological effects of cyanobacterial toxins on aquatic organisms.

Prior to joining NRA, Martin worked as:

  • a consultant specialising in lake remediation, water quality monitoring and algae identification
  • a limnologist in the property development sector
  • a water specialist for an environmental consulting company
  • a research scientist in the fields of water quality, cyanobacterial taxonomic identification, genetics, toxicology and physical/chemical water quality.