Martin studied microbiology and virology at Warwick University before training as a brewer with Bass, serving as Head Brewer of two breweries. Following four years as Operations Director of Britvic Soft Drinks, Martin returned to brewing as Production Director of the Bass Group, later Supply Chain Director of Molson Coors UK following industry restructuring. For over 10 years Martin also served as a pension fund trustee, Chairman of Brewing Research International and director of Burton Breweries Charitable Trust. Today he works as a non executive director for brewing related businesses and as trustee of several charities. Martin is married with three grown up daughters, has lived in Shropshire for 23 years and enjoys gardening, tennis and music of all kinds.
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