Martyn Barmby


Martyn Barmby is the Managing Director of communication specialists MSB Executive and leads their work in financial services. Martyn's approach to communications training is unique. He is a professional actor, meaning he can help clients use advanced communication techniques to succeed when they are in the spotlight. He also has 18 years’ experience working in senior client relations roles. This gives him a thorough understanding of what it takes to persuade and inspire business audiences. Martyn started his career in programme management  specialising in change management programmes for blue-chip companies. In 2001 he pursued his ambition to act professionally. Martyn trained at the renowned East 15 acting school and followed a career on stage, film and television.

Martyn continued to combine his acting work with directorships at consultancy firms in the UK, US and France. Using his acting training, he developed communication skills programmes for his consultants. These programmes made a dramatic improvement in the growth of the firms and client satisfaction. This convinced Martyn to found MSB Executive in 2008. He now leads a team of talented associates with specialisms in all areas of communications.

Martyn focuses on financial services drawing on his extensive knowledge of the sector. He helps clients win more pitches, deliver compelling presentations and develop stronger long-term relationships with clients and colleagues.

Martyn is a respected public speaker. He regularly leads events for CFA Societies and industry bodies such as Women in Banking and Finance.

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