Martin is an Oracle ACE Director and a member of the Oaktable Network. He has been working with Oracle technology since 1992, mostly as a performance and database design expert as well as a PL/SQL programmer. Martin is passionate about user groups and sharing knowledge, he presents regularly, both across the UK and internationally. He writes articles, has his own blog and is the editor of the UKOUG Oracle Scene magazine. He likes cats, beer and genetics.