Non-executive Director, Member of Main Board, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee, and Management Board chair, ESFA

Martin Spencer


Martin Spencer was appointed a Civil Service Commissioner on 1 October 2021. Martin is also Chair of the Education and Skills Funding Agency, Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee for Ofsted, and a Non-Executive Director for Companies House, the NHS Counter Fraud Authority, and the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Previously Martin was Senior Vice President at NTT DATA, the Tokyo-based professional services business and was specifically accountable for NTT DATA’s Public Services businesses including strategy, growth, programme delivery, and risk and compliance.

Martin has a background in business and technology consulting, and in the delivery or large digital and infrastructure programmes having worked previously for KPMG, Capgemini and BAe Systems Detica in UK and European leadership roles.

Non-executive Director

Companies House

Member of Main Board, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee

Companies House

Management Board chair, ESFA

Education and Skills Funding Agency