Martin Spencer

Board member (lay)

Martin has a background in economics, technology consulting, business transformation and business leadership.

Most recently Martin was Senior Vice President at NTT DATA, the Tokyo-based professional services business and was specifically accountable for their Public Services businesses including strategy, growth, programme delivery, and risk and compliance. NTT DATA delivers some of the world’s largest digital infrastructure and transformation projects.

Previously, Martin has held UK and European leadership roles with Capgemini and KPMG Consulting. Martin was also a director at Detica, the international business and technology consulting firm specialising in data analytics and information intelligence.

Now Martin holds a non-executive portfolio which includes:

  • Non-Executive Chair of the Education and Skills Funding Agency;
  • Non-Exec Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee for Ofsted;
  • Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee for the NHS Counter Fraud Authority;
  • Non-Executive Director of Companies House;
  • Non-Executive Director of the Criminal Cases Review Commission. 

Martin was appointed a Civil Service Commissioner in October 2021.