Mr Simon Martin
Simon is a lawyer by profession and was a partner in a City law firm, Macfarlanes, for over 20 years, including stints as head of the Corporate Department and Managing Partner. He was educated at St Albans School and read law at Oxford.
Simon is now busy in the charity sector. He is a trustee and Vice Chairman of ABF The Soldiers Charity, the Army’s national charity. Simon is also the Protector (a quasi trustee role) of two charitable trusts funded by the Big Lottery Fund: the Forces in Mind Trust, which awards grants and commissions research to enable more ex-Service personnel and their families to make a successful and sustainable transition into civilian life, and the Centre for Ageing Better, which works to address the challenges and recognise the opportunities resulting from more people living longer.
Simon has three daughters, all of whom were educated at the High School between 1998 and 2015. Simon has been a Governor since October 2016 and is a member of the Finance & General Purposes Committee.