Martin Darbyshire has been inspiring ground breaking innovation and forward thinking design since he started tangerine in 1989.

Martin led the team that developed the world’s first lie-flat Business Class bed for British Airways and a host of other global successes and he is a regular speaker on innovation and design on the international stage.

He’s currently a juror for the renowned Red Dot awards and served on the UKTI taskforce promoting design in China and South Korea. He is a former board member of the International Council of Industrial Designers (ICSID) and visiting Professor at Central St Martins College of Arts and Design.

Martin is a member of the Finance, Audit and General Purposes Committee.