Martin is passionate about supporting SMEs to achieve their goals with specialisms around developing skills and access to finance. As an experienced team and contract manager, he is responsible for managing the delivery of the Growth Hub service, which will put businesses in contact with the appropriate support services to enable them to achieve their growth goals.

Aside from running the Hub day to day, Martin also works directly with some high growth businesses across the region. This includes using diagnostic tools such as GROWTHmapper to understand some of the barriers to growth, development of high growth plans and then ongoing account management to support implementation.

Martin is keen to simplify the business support landscape so that SMEs can focus on running their businesses with the benefit of no-nonsense practical support that delivers real bottom line benefits.