Having joined the NHS in 1995 starting in health promotion, Martin has worked both in commissioning and provision within PCTs.

Martin joined Medway PCT in 2006 as Director of Provider Development before taking the post of Managing Director of Medway Community Healthcare in March 2009. He was previously director of service development with Ashford PCT since 2003.

Having graduated from Canterbury, Martin then went on to complete a post grad diploma in health education before undertaking further studies in health management at City University, London.