A respected banking professional with a wealth of international experience, especially in the UK, Continental Europe and the US, Martin is responsible for helping The B2 Group's banking clients with strategic initiatives to improve efficiency and penetrate new markets, and also chairs The B2 Group's Market Advisory Group, a B2 Group sponsored think tank of senior professionals from The B2 group's client banks and other financial institutions.

Prior to his joining The B2 Group at the start of 2013, Martin was managing director of Business Development for the Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions of Omgeo, a joint venture between DTCC and Thomson Financial. Prior to joining Omgeo Martin was director of Deutsche Bourse AG Group and Head of Origination at Clearstream International, responsible for customer relations, service, connectivity and training throughout Europe. It was at Clearstream where Martin first worked with Phil and Marc, being responsible for the commercial launch of the Vestima Funds Order Management Platform in the year 2000, the original forerunner of The B2 Group's GTS platform.

Previously, Martin held numerous positions within Barclays Bank, where he accumulated more than 20 years of commercial expertise in securities services, credit cards, cash management, treasury consultancy, retail and corporate banking, most latterly as Director and Manager of Barclaycard in Germany. Martin has degrees in business studies from the University of York and the Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. He is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a member of the Securities Institute.

Martin is British and lives in London.