Martin joined DBS having previously spent 15 years at the Youth Justice Board (YJB).
As a member of the Strategic Leadership Team he joined with the Board and its committees in leading the YJB.
His operational roles included directing the YJB’s commissioning of the secure estate for children and leading as director for programme delivery. He held corporate roles as corporate director and finance director.
He was active across the Ministry of Justice’s work with its Arm’s Length Bodies, helping to form and then chair a meeting of all the ALB Corporate Service Directors, providing a strategic interface with the Ministry of Justice.