Biography: Martin has over thirty years’ experience running private sector Search & Selection service providers in the UK & Ireland. He was General Manager of a specialist recruitment consultancy's UK and Irish operations prior to founding an Executive Search Practice in Dublin in 1995. He holds a B.Sc. Management & MA from Dublin Institute of Technology and Trinity College Dublin.
Diverse assignments completed by the Signium Ireland office have involved sourcing and committing talent at CEO; COO; CFO; General Management; Head of Function and Specialist levels in Ireland and EMEA. Client sectors have included: Advertising & Media; Automotive & Engineering; Commercial & Consumer Services; Construction & Development; Environmental; Financial, & Professional Services, FMCG; Industrial; NGO & Semi-State; Pharmaceutical; Technology and Utilities organisations.
A former member of the Global Board of Signium, Martin was Chairman of the Marketing Institute in Ireland and subsequently awarded a Fellowship of the Institute in 2005. He has been an industry expert on review teams, quality processes and interview panels for graduate and postgraduate and MBA programmes in UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Carlow and Dublin Institutes of Technology. Recipient of the Japan Ireland Economic Association Fellowship Award, Martin is past Chairman of his College Alumnus, an active member of the CIPD, Dublin and American Chambers of Commerce.
Martin supports social entrepreneurs through the Global network of Ashoka; he has also been known to play average guitar and even worse golf!