Throughout his career Martyn has combined open and adventurous thinking with hard-nosed commercial and technical prudence. A chartered engineer and a graduate of Edinburgh University, he has built and led teams in both the oil & gas and renewable energy sectors. In 2001 Martyn was named Young Consulting Engineer of the Year by the Association of Consulting Engineers and in 2005 he was awarded a Churchill Travel Fellowship. During his two years developing energy and coastal zone projects in the Outer Hebrides his team secured over £9m in funds from public and private sources. He is passionate about ensuring that Scotland reaps the full benefits of its hydrocarbon and renewable energy assets, whilst leveraging its intellectual capital to play a leading role on the global stage.
He spent the bulk of 2010 helping Global Energy Group grow both internationally and in existing markets. He is currently developing a business plan that combines established and emerging energy technologies.