Martin is Head of the Accounting and Finance Department within the Business School. His role is to coordinate the department’s research, teaching and commercial activities, ensuring that the department’s research publications are of international standing and teaching content is contemporary, engaging and insightful.
Martin is also a member of the School’s senior management team and as such is part of the executive group charged with the strategic management of the school.
Prior to joining the University, Martin held a number of senior positions within Public and Voluntary sector organisations including Finance Manager for the Department of Highways, Transportation and Waste Management of a large local authority, Deputy Chair of a large regional Housing Association and Chair of a local charity providing financial and professional services to voluntary sector organisations. He also has close professional links with the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Martin’s main research interests are based within the Public Sector and the Third and Voluntary Sectors. The main research themes Martin is involved in are as follows:
Martin undertook his Doctoral research project in Strategic Turnaround and Corporate Improvement in English Local Government
Martin is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Finance and Public Services Management as well as being a member of the Accounting and Accountability special interest group of the IRSPM.
Martin is currently moderator for the CIPFA Strategic Public Finance examination and has previously been senior examiner for the Strategic Financial Management Case Study examination, which requires the development of case studies on contemporary issues within the public sector.
Sponsors and collaborators
- Professor Ileana Steccolini
- Professor Iris Saliterer
- Professor Joyce Liddle
- Professor Alan Lovell
- Dr Sanja Korac
- Dr Donald Harradine
- Peter Murphy
- Kirsten Greenhalgh
- Carmella Barbera