Martin Van Der Merwe

Current Positions held

Sustainability and Decarbonisation Director for Asia Pacific


Martin Van Der Merwe has been in the automation industry for over 18 years as a registered engineer and IT professional.

Over his career with Emerson, he has delivered automation solutions across various industrial sectors including chemical, water & wastewater, power, mining and hydrocarbon industries. During his tenure as the Director for Emerson’s Systems and Software business unit in Australia & New Zealand, his team deployed several renewable energy projects. In his current role as the Sustainability and Decarbonisation Director for Asia Pacific, his mission is to support industry partners achieve their sustainability goals, adopting best practice and fit-for-purpose automation and software solutions.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information, visit