Martin was appointed Chief Executive Officer of NATS, the UK’s leading provider
of Air Traffic Management services in May 2015. NATS employs around 4500
staff and provides air traffic control services 24 hours day, 7 days a week in UK
and North Atlantic airspace for over 2 million flights per year. NATS also
provides air traffic services and expertise to countries and airports around the
Previously, Martin was the Managing Director of Operations at NATS responsible
for delivering NATS’ regulated UK air traffic business.
Prior to joining NATS Martin worked for the Lockheed Martin Corporation where
he was Managing Director of its £350M UK Civil business. In this role Martin was
responsible for Lockheed Martin business with UK government across a wide
range of critical national services, as well as being responsible for Lockheed
Martin’s global air traffic business.
Martin’s career started with the European Space Agency working in orbital
mechanics. Since then, Martin has worked in the aviation domain for more than
20 years across a number of companies leading large multinational teams across
Europe, the US, and Asia with customers that include central government
departments, military organisations and air navigation service providers.
Martin holds a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Systems Engineering from the
University of Southampton