A chartered accountant by profession, Martin is currently principal consultant to his management services company. With a strong and long-held interest in the provision of governance and management advice for the not-for-profit sector, he has held a number of directorships, is currently a trustee for numerous private trusts/estates and continues to maintain a significant level of activity within community-based organisations.
Martin has been involved with the Arts Centre since its establishment in the late 1970s and contributed to the subsequent formation of the trust and the transfer of the property from the University of Canterbury. He has worked closely with all of the directors and boards since and has advised on financial matters for the past three decades.
As Secretary/Treasurer, Martin is also a member of the board’s finance and executive committees. He was appointed a trustee in March 2009.