Chris Martin is the Chief Executive Officer at The Mix, a multi-issue advice and crisis support service for under 25s that works exclusively through digital channels with a particular focus on supporting mental health.
He was the architect of the merger between YouthNet and the Get Connected Helpline that created the charity in 2016 and saw to grow to reach 2.5 million young people across the UK annually. In 2017, Chris led The Mix as one of the eight charity partners that delivered Heads Together, the ground-breaking campaign with the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry that sought to challenge stigma around nation’s mental health.
Chris is passionate about digital for social good and sits on a variety of sector and governmental advisory panels related to mental health, youth and the implementation of digital as a source for support including the National Youth Strategy Advisory Group, UKCCIS Digital Resilience Steering Group, the, Good Thinking Healthy London Partnership as well as various government APPGs including the DoH/DoE consultation on Children and Young People’s mental health.
He is a fellow of the RSA and a trustee of Brook Young People and his local youth club, Harrow Club W10.