Martin has significant experience in building high-growth technology companies across a range of sectors and has strong connections in Asia, particularly with Chinese businesses and institutions. Martin is an Independent Director and former Group Chairman of Chinese company ReneSola, listed on the New York Stock Exchange and recently completing a major financial restructuring. He was previously Group Chairman of MayAir Group, a leading provider of air purification solutions in the industrial sector, which listed on the AIM in May 2015. As well as these roles, he has been a member of several UK Government committees with a focus on collaboration with China. Martin is an LP and Member of the Advisory Board of Seraphim Space, the world’s first dedicated space venture fund.
Martin was appointed Group CEO of Intelligent Energy in June 2016, having joined the board of the global power technology company as a Non-executive Director in 2012. His remit was to accelerate the commercialisation of this world-leading technology company and identify and implement funding solutions for its future growth.
Alongside and Non-executive roles, Martin is a Board Mentor with Criticaleye. He is a mentor to a range of businessmen and entrepreneurs participating in programmes run by London Business School, Stanford University and the Cambridge Judge Institute.