Martin is the Chief Executive of Kaleidoscope which supports people with drug and alcohol problems in Wales, as well as Kingston. Kaleidoscope provides residential services, medical support and psycho social interventions.
Martin is the Chair of the Welsh Group for Skills for Justice with a background of supporting people with drug and alcohol issues. He is also a Board member of the UK Skills for Justice as well.
Martin was born in West Ham and his first job was a community worker in the East End of London. He then decided to train as a Baptist Minister and led a church in Rossendale Lancashire. In 1993 he moved to Kingston and became the Minister of the John Bunyan Baptist Church and the deputy Director of Kaleidoscope. Martin became the CEO of Kaleidoscope in 1998 and led it to establish services across Wales.
In 2002 Martin achieved a Masters in Community Care Management and has currently is a Board member of Reach, part of the Seren Group. He has been a school governor, a local authority councillor, a member of the ACMD and a Parliamentary Candidate for Monmouth.
In his spare time he is actively involved with his local running club, the Spirit of Monmouth. He loves football with a season ticket to see Wales, goes ski-ing and enjoys spending time with his family.
In 2014 Martin spent two months in Uganda as part of a Welsh Government initiative.