An Isle of Wight resident for 12 years or more, Martin has contacts in the planning office there, which can be useful when advising on home improvements to listed buildings or in conservation areas. His customers are from all over the Isle, including Newport, Shalfleet, Porchfield, Ryde and Sandown. Doors, driveways, roofline, flat roofs, windows - there's nothing he can't help you with. He likes all sports and has played golf with Nick Faldo, while Martin's favourite book is Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. He's been a consultant for Everest since 2009.