Martin has thirty years of experience in fundraising, and in particular within the cultural and education sectors. He has worked for the National Trust at Sutton House as Appeal Manager, and was Director of Development at the Museum of London where he successfully ran a campaign that raised over £20 million. In addition, Martin was Director of Development at the Architectural Association, Campaign Manager at the Hackney Empire Theatre, and Alumni Fundraising Manager at the London School of Economics. He was co-founder of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s Cultural Sector Network and currently chairs the Steering Committee of the CIOF’s RAISE programme to enhance cultural fundraising in England. Martin also specialises in strategic training in major gift fundraising for volunteer leaders, senior management and development teams.