Martin qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 1983.
After ten years in various small animal and equine practices, he joined the small animal department of Newnham Court Veterinary Group in 1993.
He became a partner in 1996 and the practice achieved Small Animal Veterinary Hospital status in 1997.
Martin is a council member of the British Veterinary Hospitals Association (BVHA) and is currently the Honorary Secretary and the Junior Vice-President. His main clinical interests are surgery and orthopaedics.