Martyn leads the Digital Office for Scottish Local Government which was set up in October 2016 to look at creating, delivering and accelerating innovative digital solutions to help Scottish Councils with the challenge of balancing their budgets whilst still delivering critical front line services.
Martyn is also the Senior Responsible Officer for the Analogue to Digital Telecare Switchover programme which he works in partnership with Technology Enabled Care , Scottish Government and Health & Care colleagues. He has also recently taken up the position of the chairperson of the Scottish Government’s Digital Identity Programme in 2021.
Before joining the Digital Office and indeed Public Sector, Martyn’s career has been in the tech sector working with Private & Public Sector clients to understand and innovate with new Digital technology for over 20 Years. He has worked for companies including Capita Secure Digital Solutions, Telefonica O2UK, BlackBerry, Computacenter and Compaq plus been a board advisor to some start-ups.