Martin joined the Commercial Team on its inception in June 2020, joining the team from one of the Trust’s clinical directorates, where he had been an Assistant Directorate Manager for over six years. He has worked in a number of operational management and clinical governance roles within the Trust since 2008 and he brings considerable experience to the role. Martin joined the NHS in 2002 as a Performance Manager in Accident and Emergency at University College London Hospitals and since then has held a number of positions in directorate management, both in London and the Northeast, in a range of specialties including Medicine, General Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Plastics and Dermatology and ENT. Prior to joining the NHS, Martin worked in the IT recruitment and insurance sectors. Outside work Martin runs the North-East Pituitary Patient Support Group.