Martin Townsend, Chair

Martin Townsend

Martin joined the Board of Trustees in March 2013. He held the role of Treasurer from October 2013 until March 2016, and is now the Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Martin has worked in banking and financial services for over 35 years, most recently in compliance and risk management roles. In addition, Martin is a Tutor in the External Faculty of International Compliance Training.

Martin’s non-executive experience includes current roles as an Independent Member on the Audit & Risk Committee of Aspire Housing and the Audit Committee of the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

Martin is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing.