Martin has considerable knowledge and understanding of the financial services sector and how it operates. He brings valuable experience in developing strategy and evaluating business opportunities. He is an experienced Chair and leader and ensures the Board operates effectively, promoting constructive engagement with shareholders and other stakeholders. Previous roles include Chair of Great Portland Estates Limited, Senior Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair of Worldpay Group plc, non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Lloyds Banking Group plc, 34 years at Deloitte LLP, including as Chairman from 1995 to 2007, and member of the Financial Services Trade and Investment Board from 2013 to 2015.
External appointments: Chairman of J Sainsbury plc.