Martin was previously the corporate communications manager for the East of England Development Agency. Heading up a team of seven, he replaces Julian Garner who has taken up the new role of head of research and policy.
Martin, a former managing editor of BBC Cambridgeshire, will devise a new marketing and communications strategy for the charity, which is currently undergoing a strategic review. It is understood that the charity will look to become nationally recognised and raise its voice in the events area.
The Papworth Trust promotes equality, choice and independence for people with physical disabilities, sensory impairment and learning difficulties.
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Development Agency is in the process of find a replacement for Martin and expects to fill the role soon.