Martin Ford is Interim Co-CEO of Woodbrooke. Martin has worked as a management consultant in a range of public and private sector settings, often across the boundaries between organisations where transformation of systems and processes enable and support improved services. He has a background of leadership and change management in the NHS, designing, commissioning and contract managing services for adults and children. Martin holds several Trustee Director board roles including in housing services, specialising in supported housing for some of the most vulnerable people who are at risk of homelessness. He is a Trustee Director of the Retreat Hospital in York which provides a wide range of private NHS and mental health services for adults and children. He also serves as Clerk to the General Assembly of the Quaker Council for European Affairs based in Brussels. In his spare time he sings Barbershop, gardens and with his wife Helen, enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.