Richard Martin has enjoyed a long career in the investment industry, managing everything from small funds and investment trusts to large pension funds.  For nearly 15 years he was CIO and adviser to T. Bailey Investment Management, a family-owned group based in Nottingham.  Earlier in his career he worked in Algeria advising Sonatrach, the state oil and gas company and he subsequently dismantled a failing French natural resources investment company. He was also Convenor of the Investment Committee of the National Trust for Scotland.  Since then he has continued to advise a number of family groups.  He is also a Trustee of the Corra Foundation.