Martin has worked as a cartographer since 1975. After gaining experience with several companies, including a 5-year period with BP as a Senior Cartographer, he started his own business in 1983. His talents lie in taking complex data and information and presenting it in a simple and elegant way. He brings together skills in cartography, graphic design and photography. Clients include publishers, government departments and large corporations. Martin has been a member of the BCS since 2003; much of that time as an editor for Maplines. He now still works on Maplines and is also Chair of the Publications Committee, helps coordinate the BCS website and oversees the BCS Social Media Team.