Non-Executive Director and Panel Chair

Martin Coleman

Martin Coleman

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Biography

Martin Coleman was appointed Panel Chair and Panel Inquiry Chair of the Competition and Markets Authority on 19 September 2018 and has been a Non-Executive Director of the Board since 1 October 2017. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Martin currently serves as Deputy Chair of the Office for Students, the regulator for higher education in England, and a trustee of Police Now, whose mission is to transform communities, reduce crime and increase the public’s confidence in policing. Martin is a Fellow of Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

Previous career highlights include:

  • Member of the Council of the University of Kent
  • Leading the global competition practice of the global law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, and serving as a member of the firm’s management group until he retired as a partner in 2017
  • Co-author (with Michael Grenfell) of ‘The Competition Act 1998’ (Oxford University Press)
  • Board member, and Chair of the Education and Training Committee, of the Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Council Member of the Economic and Social Research Council, the UK’s largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues
  • Board member of the Higher Education Funding Council for England

Non-Executive Director and Panel Chair

Board members are responsible for:

  • setting the organisation’s strategic direction and policy framework
  • developing priorities
  • monitoring performance against its objectives
  • making decisions on Market Investigation References