Martin Coats

Martin was instrumental in the creation of Economic Growth Solutions and driving the rapid mobilisation of the company resulting in the successful launch of the Manufacturing Growth Programme. He is responsible for the successful delivery of all business support contracts whilst leading on the strategic development of the business. He works very closely with funders in helping them to design business support programmes that will deliver maximum impact.

Martin has over 15 years’ experience of designing and delivering international, national, regional and local economic growth programmes that make improvements to SMEs. He has a passion for ‘making the complex simple’, delivering in an ‘open, honest and transparent manner’ whilst building teams that always deliver results.

Outside of work, Martin spends most of his spare time with his young family. He has a passion for sport and enjoys supporting his two children in developing their sporting and life skills.