Profile - Tom Martin - Business Mentor



Masters Degree in Business Administration (Ulster)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies (Ulster)

Post Graduate Diploma in Railway Studies (York)

Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management (London)

Currently working towards a Master of Arts Degree in Railway Studies (York)


Membership of Professional Bodies:

Graduate Corporate Member of the Institute of Hospitality (formerly - HCIMA)



Approved Facilitator - Excellence Through People

Approved Business Mentor - Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon and, Fermanagh and Omagh District Councils

Approved Business Mentor - InvestNI - Business Improvement Services

Certified Advisor and Validator for Centre of Competitiveness - GOLD STAR advise and accreditation

IiPCIC - Investors in People Registered Practitioner

European Foundation for Quality Management Assessor

Leadership and Management Provider

Licenced Provider - Video Arts, Balance Sheet Barrier Programme


10+ years in first line and middle management with the world's leading tyre manufacturer - Michelin Tyre plc

8 years as a business consultant including, 4 years as an equity partner in a leading human resource consultancy

8 years as senior strategic manager with one of the country's most iconic companies - the Belleek Group.

9+ years as business owner - Martin Consultancy


Experience has been gained in a number of areas including, hotel and catering management, retail management, business consultancy, people management and strategic management in manufacturing.


In December 2003, Tom featured in a full page article in the Sunday Times - Business Enterprise Network when working as Company Manager of Donegal Parian China Limited.



Clients include private and public sector organisations, social economy companies and voluntary organisations throughout the UK and Ireland. Experience has also been gained working with clients in the Channel Islands and the Republic of Latvia.


The Practice works very closely with experienced and qualified business colleagues to deliver joint projects and assignments for clients.