Martyn joined Crossref in June 2020 as Product Manager. Prior to that he spent seven years at open access publisher MDPI in various roles, including roles in production, editorial, and author services. Before moving into publishing Martyn was a researcher, developing instrumentation in life sciences, material sciences, and analytical chemistry. He completed his PhD at the University of Warwick before postdoc positions at the University of Reading and the University of Freiburg. Outside of work you can find him spening time with his family, making music, or exploring the Black Forest by foot or by bike.