Martin has been involved as a Director or Company Secretary of many companies over the past 40 years. He was a founder shareholder in Trench Farrow and Partners, a project management consultancy in the construction sector and spent over 25 years as a Director until the business was acquired by White Young Green in 2006. Currently Martin acts as Global Finance Director for the Shillington group of companies as well as acting as Finance Director and Partnership Secretary for a London based firm of Chartered Surveyors.
As a partner in Cantor Atkin, a company he set up with Dannii Atkin in 2010, Martin uses his extensive experience in running the financial and administrative aspects of businesses to advise and offer cost-effective back office services to SME’s and start-ups.
Prior to setting up Cantor Atkin, Martin spent 12 years as Finance Director for a Lloyd’s broker growing books of business both in the U.K. and overseas. Martin used this extensive experience to set up Cantor Atkin Broker Services in 2015, designed to provide a cost-effective and rigorous back-office service to Lloyd’s brokers and coverholders. Martin also has extensive knowledge of the process of becoming FCA authorised, the Lloyd’s approval requirements and the complexities of routing business into the Lloyd’s subscription market, which prove invaluable to aspiring Lloyd’s brokers.
Currently Martin acts as Company Secretary of 3 Dimensional Insurance Limited, a firm of Lloyd's Insurance Brokers.
Martin is highly recommended by his clients such as Andrew Shillington, CEO, Shillington College – ‘I completely trust Martin and Danni and am very grateful for all their considered advice. I would be happy to recommend them to anyone running a business.’