Martin will take responsibility for the financial affairs of all development activities. Martin ensures statutory, and tax compliance of all funding and development activities and maintains control over the financial forecasting. Having qualified as a chartered accountant in 2002, Martin has gained over 15 years of experience in property development and construction, 10 of which have been at board level. Martin started his career with Opal Property Group as Management Accountant preparing accounts and forecasts for over 50 properties with a gross asset value of over £1bn. He soon took on the role of Finance Director at Opal’s construction sister company, Ocon Construction helping to manage the growth of the business while growing profit margins. Martin also ensured that systems were developed and implemented to provide accurate project reporting and forecasting and stringent treasury management.