Martin has been working for over 22 years on marine protected area and fisheries management in Australia’s oceans. He is the Manager of the Coral Sea Marine Park in the Australian Government, and worked previously as a fisheries/MPA manager with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. He is the Chair of Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations (SCRFA), an NGO based in the USA with projects in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean, and a global database of fish aggregations. He is also a Board Director with the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI), and was the Chair of the Board 2017 to 2020. Martin has an applied science degree in fisheries, and has extensive research and management experience working on fish spawning aggregations, coral and reef fish.