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Carnegie UK Trust
Martyn is Chief Executive of the Carnegie UK Trust, an independent, endowed charitable trust which aims to improve wellbeing across the UK and Ireland, and Co-Chair of the Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland.
Martyn was previously Director of the consumer policy and research body, Scottish Consumer Council (SCC) between 1998-2008, and oversaw its 2008 merger with energywatch Scotland and Postwatch Scotland, becoming Director of their successor - Consumer Focus Scotland.
Martyn was a visiting Professor of Law at the University of Strathclyde from 1995-2001, and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Advice Scotland for five years prior to taking up his post with SCC.
Martyn was also the Director of Shelter (Scottish Campaign for Homeless People) from 1987-1992, and has been a member of a number of Scottish Government and UK government advisory groups including the Independent Scrutiny Panel on Ayr and Monklands hospital services, the MMR Expert Group, the Scottish Charity Law Review Commission, the Housing Improvement Task Force, the Cabinet Office review of UK Food Policy and the UK Screening Committee.