Biography for Martin Thomas
Martin Thomas is Culture Director for Exeter Cultural Partnership. He has worked in the culture sector for over 20 years with clients including Dartington Hall Trust, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Falmouth Art Gallery and the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum. Previously Martin was with Arts Council England as Head of Learning for the south west, South West Museums Libraries & Archives Council as Head of Development, and Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery as Exhibitions Officer. He is a Mentor for the Heritage Lottery Fund (since 2010); and served two terms on the National Trust’s South West Advisory Board (2009-15).
"Glastonbury is emblematic of Somerset and one of the nation's most significant pieces of cultural heritage. I was very pleased to be appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2014. The abbey has an evocative spirit of place and I very much enjoy supporting the team with plans for the future," - Martin Thomas, 2017