Martin Forbes
Martin Forbes

Martin Forbes

Strategic Director - Local Government

Martin joined Local Partnerships in 2009 and helps the public sector respond to the significant challenges and opportunities that it faces.

At Local Partnerships Martin has assisted local authorities on their efficiency through the West Midlands Property Alliance, a unique collaboration of West Midland Authorities seeking to drive efficiencies and capital from their operational estates. He also helps councils with their investment and alternative finance options, reform, devolution and restructuring, and commercial, including the production of a range of business cases for councils wishing to invest in energy, housing and social investment as part of their commercial-led strategies.

Martin spent the first part of his career within Big 4 consultancy and corporate finance teams, working mainly with local authorities on major commercial service and investment partnerships.ย  ย Martin is a CIPFA accountant and holds an MSc in Urban Regeneration.


Mobile: 07899 965 739

Telephone: 020 3890 8306


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