started his career within aviation working as airport handling operator in Roskilde Airport in 1989. Since then he has been working with the engineering side of aviation.
First as licensed flight mechanic, and later he graduated with a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering at Copenhagen University College of Engineering. In 1999, Martin started at the Danish Accident Investigation Board (AIB DK) as a technical/engineering safety investigator. In 2006, he became the Chief Investigator of the Aviation Unit at AIB DK, and 5 years later he was appointed as Deputy Director at the AIB DK.
When EU Regulation 996/2010 established the European Network of Civil Aviation Safety Investigation Authorities (ENCASIA) in 2011, Martin were the state representative for Denmark. In 2011 was Martin appointed as Director of AIB DK, which had become a bimodal board with both aviation and railway. When ENCASIA was electing its new Management Board in the beginning of 2023, they elected Martin as Deputy Chair of ENCASIA.
Besides having conducted safety investigations for almost 25 years and participate actively in the continually improvement of aviation safety, Martin also take active part in flying. He started flying gliders, and then moved to powered General Aviation aircraft and helicopters, and today he still holds and maintain a Private Pilot License for small aircraft and helicopters.