Dr Martin Blake joins Sabien board
Sabien Technology Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Martin A. Blake as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Martin, aged 54, led the social responsibility and sustainability teams at Royal Mail Group plc in his role as Head of Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR), Sustainability and Social Policy, during which time Royal Mail won over 75 National and International awards for CSR. He is a pre-eminent expert in developing strategic plans and influencing high profile stakeholders within Governments, NGOs as well as the postal, construction, healthcare, oil & gas and charity sectors.
Martin holds an MBA in Organisational Analysis and Strategic Management and his Doctorate in Business (DBA) focused on Organisational Change. He is an Adjunct Professor of Sustainable Business Development at both Griffith University and the University of Southern Queensland.
Commenting on the appointment, Dr. Clive Morton, Non-Executive Chairman of Sabien Technology Group plc, said:
"I'm delighted to welcome Martin to the Board. The company and its shareholders have always been best served by a Board with a broad range of skills and experience. Martin's appointment further enhances this range and we look forward to working with him in the coming years. His business experience, considerable industry knowledge and superb track record will be invaluable in helping the Sabien Board and the executive teams deliver our strategy."
Commenting on the appointment, Alan O'Brien, CEO of Sabien Technology Group plc, said:
"I'm thrilled that Martin is joining our Board. He is one of the most experienced and dynamic individuals working in the UK sustainable sector, with a background that fits with Sabien's growth focus. He has a deep knowledge of the energy efficiency/green-tech industry and has a strong track record of delivering winning sustainable strategies. On behalf of the Executive team, I welcome him to the Board."