David Martin has worked in a number of areas of IT security including development work (such as the earliest UK commercial use of public key cryptography), and software/hardware for security in banking, as well as a wide variety of consultancy projects. For many years he ran a security consultancy company and during this time was involved in a number of high assurance development projects for UK Government. He was a member of the BSI (the UK standards agency) security coordination committee, and is a chartered engineer and a member of the British Computer Society. He has also contributed to a number of books, articles and conferences in the field.
He is currently the UK's Scheme Director for international Common Criteria development and is particularly keen to focus upon work that increases the efficiency, effectiveness and relevance of Common Criteria standards and methodology.