For almost fifteen years, Martin has provided Executive Search Services to both public and private organizations in a variety of industries and functional disciplines. He has a strong expertise in financial, accounting, auditing, risk management, financial planning, and strategic planning functions. Martin brings to the table a strong ability to source and attract scarce talent and to work constructively and effectively with board directors and executive candidates.
Prior to entering the search profession, Martin worked for over two decades at senior levels in the finance function of various companies with multinational operations in the financial services, petrochemical and computer industries. This experience includes working for IBM South Africa in Johannesburg; for IBM EMEA Headquarters in Paris and in New York; and, for Polysar, Royal Trust and National Trust in Canada.
Martin is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and has a Higher Diploma in Tax Law from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has also attended an Executive Development Course in Managing Corporate Planning and Control at Harvard University.