Martin studied Physics at University College London, after completing his PGCE he taught in a range of independent and maintained schools in London and New Zealand. He returned to the UK in 2012 since when he has taught at Repton School, Derbyshire. He has been a head of department and since 2018 has been a boarding Housemaster. He was excited to join the governing body in September 2021 to bring expertise on boarding and general educational management with a focus on the independent sector. He sits on the educational sub-committee.