Martin is an experienced media and communications executive with a particular expertise in revenue generation. 

Before migrating to a career in media, Martin was one of Britain’s top athletes, winning 18 Championships in a 15-year professional basketball career. He proudly represented both England and Great Britain at the highest level considering this to be the greatest honour he achieved. Martin has also been a broadcaster, journalist, and sports commentator for over 25 years.

Birmingham born and bred, he had to overcome many of the challenges that the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust seeks to address through its programmes. Inspired by the work of the Trust, Martin joins it intending to use his life experience in sport and media to support the young people that the Trust seeks to reach and the athletes who deliver its programmes.