Martin Taylor is a southerner who moved to Yorkshire in 1984 and liked it so much he stayed.
He has a 30 plus year career in the telecoms industry, having worked for several corporate companies including BT, Racal, Marconi, COLT and KCom. When he started there were no mobile phones, no internet, no wifi and no broadband.
Martin has been a shareholder and director of Xi Communications Ltd for seven years. And along with colleague, Tony Mellor, they provide the latest telecoms technology to local businesses. In 2020, they set up a second company, 3R Call Management Ltd, which provides a call handling service to local businesses.
He also a trustee for local charity, Supporting Older People.