Martin was educated at Trent College, Derbyshire, the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and later at the University of Bath. After a spell as a Stockbroker he first joined the College as a teacher and then became a Housemaster, the Senior Master and went on to become the Headmaster of the Prep School at Brandeston Hall from 2007-2016. He is now a member of the Senior Leadership Team at the College focusing mainly on development and the school’s activities programme. Martin also runs the Combined Cadet Force and the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at the College and has been leading trekking expeditions all over the world for more than twenty years. He is also a Governor at the Old School Henstead. His wife, Helen is a Housemistress at Framlingham and they have three sons.
Kate was educated at Framlingham College and went on to study Hotel and Catering Management at Nottingham Trent University. She later studied Business and Tourism at Derby University and worked a ski season in Morzine, France. However her heart has always been in Suffolk and, for the last 19 years, Kate and her husband, Neil have managed and run their successful family business, Cretingham Golf Club. They have two children, Megan and George who are both at Framlingham College. Kate joined the College as OF Co-ordinator in September 2017.