Planning, Governance and Compliance

Mr Martin McCann

Member appointed by Council (first appointed: August 2013, re-appointed for a second term of three years on 1 August 2016 until 31 July 2019).





Martin McCann has been Chief Executive of the humanitarian charity RedR UK since 2007. He has been involved in international development and humanitarian work for the last 40 years, ranging from a two-year village based volunteer posting in West Africa to seven years as the Global Program Director of Plan International. Martin also worked at Practical Action and was the founding Chair of the pan agency Hope for African Children Initiative.

Martin also serves as the President of the Sphere Association, the Geneva based leading Humanitarian Standards setting organization . His undergraduate degree is from the University of Toronto and he holds an MA in Rural Development Administration from the UEA.

Member of the following Committees:

Audit and Risk Committee

Honorary Degrees Committee