Martin is a British doctor and public health specialist who has worked for 10 years in South Asia and conducted field research in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, the Philippines, Kenya, Zambia and Peru. His PhD from the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies was published under the title ‘Inequality, Corruption and the Church: Challenges and Opportunities in the Global Church‘. Since 2008 he and his wife have lived in Oxford, initially with their birth children, and now with foster sons who are seeking refuge in the UK. He works as a consultant clinical advisor at England’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.