Martin joined the school Governing Body in October 2017 as an Associate Governor with responsibility for supporting governor development. Since joining, Martin has supported the governing body with development activities and leading governor ‘away days’ to help them focus on three key purposes of governance: strategic vision; challenge; value for money.
In October 2019 Martin was elected to the Governing Body as Co-opted member and was elected Chair of HR, Finance and Premises Committee.
In October 2021 Martin was elected Chair of the Board of Governors. Martin has a daughter in Ringgold. In his day job, Martin works at The University of Manchester in Human Resources and links in to the 200-strong governor network at the University. Outside of work, Martin is the Treasurer for Bolton Mountain Rescue Team and is on call 24/7 as an operational member