Martyn is the Chief Executive Officer of UT Holdings Ltd. He was appointed to the Board of UT Financial Services Nigeria Ltd in September 2007 as a director. Martyn holds a degree in Electricity & Electronic Engineering from the University of Bath, an MBA and a diploma from Imperial College, London and is the first African to be elected as a Global Marketer by the worldwide marketing association.
Martyn is a management expert who has built a career over the years in a variety of areas in management and across a number of industries. In addition to strategic experience at the board level, he has in- depth understanding of operational management and has solid hands-on experience in driving high performance organizations. He is a practicing management consultant with clients across the globe. Over a career spanning some 20 years, he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in the theory and practice of management. He is ranked amongst the top 10 of the current PriceWaterhouseCoopers list of Ghana’s Most Respected CEO’s.
Martyn is a founder and a Director of Strat-Afrique Development Ltd., a South Africa based firm of international corporate strategy advisors where his vast experience in corporate strategy development and operational efficiency improvement is placed at the disposal of a variety of clients. Previously, Martyn founded and ran a successful local management consulting practice in Ghana, founded and managed Steadman Group Ghana Ltd. (Synovate Ghana), worked at the Bank of Ghana and was a risk analyst with NatWest Bank’s Group Treasury & Capital Markets in the UK.
He is the Chairman of the local council of the Global Marketing Network as well as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Common Purpose Ghana, the local arm of Common Purpose International.