Mike Martin

Director, Investment

"Mike is highly effective and unflappable: a Zen Buddhist monk in investors' clothing (Patagonia gilet)." — Joe Seager-Dupuy

Mike Martin


Mike spent most of his childhood living abroad – in seven countries across four continents – experiencing different cultures and giving him a broader perspective on the world. London has been his home for the last fifteen years, where he has worked in Finance, with the last ten years being in Venture Capital.

meet Mike

Why did you choose True?

It’s a purpose-driven business with authentic (good) people.

How would you describe your job to a five-year old?

We help young businesses grow and realise their potential.

What do you love most and least about your job?

Love most – meeting talented entrepreneurs building exciting new businesses. Love least – having to say “no” to most of them.

Name an idea or company that reimagined a business or industry — one you wish you’d thought of.


Which person or people helped shape and inspire who you are today?

My Dad – unbelievable work ethic.

relevant people

Joe Seager-Dupuy

Director, Investment

"Joe is incredibly smart, thoughtful, determined, and usually one step ahead of everyone else in the room. Aspirations include working out with Chris Hemsworth."

Joe Seager-Dupuy