Counsellor at the British Embassy Washington, D.C., Political and Public Affairs
Mr. Martin has been Counsellor at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C., responsible for Political and Public Affairs, since August 2004.
He was educated at Oriel College, Oxford, and joined the British Diplomatic Service in 1987.
Mr. Martin’s career has focused on South Asian issues. He has served in New Delhi (India) twice, at the end of the 1980s and from 2001 to 2004.
Before his last posting to India, he co-ordinated the UK position in the negotiations on the enlargement of the European Union to include the countries from Central and Eastern Europe.
He also served in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in the mid-1990s.
Mr. Martin is married to Emily, who is also a Diplomatic Service Officer. They have three daughters (Daisy, Gabriela and Madeleine) who attend the French School in Bethesda, Maryland.