Meet the MGL Team

Craig Martin

Founder & President, San Francisco-Silicon Valley

Craig Martin has over 20 years of experience working with executives and management teams ranging from global Fortune 500 corporations to private companies. His clients include PayPal, Ernst & Young, Marriott International, SAP, Gilead Sciences, Informatica, General Mills, Kaiser Permanente, Tyco International, Raymond Corporation (div. of Toyota), Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, and one of the world’s leading semiconductor companies. He is founder and President of Martin Global Leaders, a premier global leadership development firm that partners with select executives and leadership teams as they manage complexity and diversity and develop strategies for enterprise-wide innovation in today’s global marketplace. Drawing upon the best leadership thinking and resources from around the world, Martin supports top-performing professionals that are constantly stretching themselves and seeking to do their “most important work.”

MCC_WebSince 2005, Craig has held the highest level credential offered by the coaching industry global standards body, the International Coach Federation (ICF), that of Master Certified Coach (MCC).


David Howells

EMEA Region Head, London

David Howells has worked as a Senior Executive Coach for the past 18 years in a wide range of industries both globally and in the UK. He is focused on deliverable outcomes and ensures that both individual clients and organisations get true value from their work together. His sector experience is wide and includes banking, financial services, information services, motor manufacturing, aviation, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, energy, transport, logistics and consumer. He has worked successfully in UK, Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, China, Middle-East, USA and Canada. He speaks some German and Mandarin. David uses an energetic, co-active style of coaching – he challenges his C-Suite clients to understand precisely what they want to achieve, what they need from their organisations and how to deliver success in adverse environments.