Non-executive chairman and senior adviser
Martin is based in London and has worked in the European property sector for more than 35 years. He started his career at Richard Ellis (now CBRE) and later became a senior partner at Strutt & Parker, where he was also the head of the commercial real estate division. After Strutt & Parker merged with BNP Paribas Real Estate in 2017, Martin became the UK chief executive of BNP Paribas Real Estate and was a member of its European board. He retired from BNP Real Estate at the end of 2020. Martin holds several advisory and board positions. He is a trustee of the Urban Land Institute and the former chairman of the ULI’s UK council. He is also a retained adviser to Stifel Nicolaus Europe, a US investment bank, and he is a member of the advisory board of Hodes Weill & Associates, a leading US placement agent. He has also served as a director of the Investment Property Forum from 2001-2009, during which time he was chairman from 2004-2005.