Martin has over 40 years’ experience in the housing and social care sector and now runs his own housing and social care consultancy. Most recently he was Director of Housing & Community Care in the London Borough of Brent. He also served on the Executive Committee of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Care, and chaired its Housing Committee. He was previously Chair of the homelessness charity LIFT until its merger with Crisis UK in April 2016, and became a Trustee of Crisis UK in May 2016, and was Chair of Hestia, a charity which delivers supported housing and related services to a variety of client groups. 

He was awarded an OBE in 2009 for services to housing and local government. Martin is the Crisis UK nominated trustee to Pathway’s Board.