Martin is Chief Executive Officer of Syncona Investment Management Ltd. He co-founded Syncona in 2012 with The Wellcome Trust. Since then, Martin has been closely involved in the foundation and development of four Syncona companies: Achilles, Atolls, Blue Earth and OMass Therapeutics and continues to hold Board positions at these companies. Previously, he was a partner at MVM Life Science Partners LLP, a venture capital company focused on life science and healthcare, where he led their European operations. Martin has also held roles with 3i Group plc and McKinsey & Company. He has a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge.