Martin is a chartered surveyor of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. He has worked for national government agencies, private consultancy and local government, playing key property-based roles, supporting the regeneration of places in London and the wider South East. He leads the focus on securing new Inward Investment, with initiatives attracting growth sectors that include regeneration, housing, business workspace, higher education, and employment & skills – to help provide new homes, jobs, commercial floorspace and now higher education with facilities to support this inclusive growth in town centres and high streets.