Bob Martin retired in 2008 as a partner with over 25 years of experience with Accenture LLP. Accenture is the largest business & technology consulting firm in the world, with over 140,000 employees worldwide.
While Mr. Martin has extensive experience consulting to numerous types of businesses and industries, most of his consulting work has been in the utility and energy industry. He has extensive experience in all aspects of business and management consulting, including business strategy & planning, business transformation & re-engineering, IT strategy, systems implementation and change management. He also has extensive experience project managing large systems integration and business reengineering projects.
Bob also has extensive international experience. He lived in England for 5 years (1991-1995) and worked with several large UK water and electric utilities as the companies privatized and the markets deregulated. He also spent extensive time working with utility and energy companies throughout Europe and Canada.
Bob is also actively involved in the community. Bob ran unsuccessfully for State Senate in New Jersey's 15th District in 2007. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Finance Committee for the Mercer County Republican Committee. He has served as Chairman of the Salvation Army Advisory Board of Greater New York since January 2007, and currently serves on the Princeton Healthcare System Foundation Board. Mr. Martin served on the Board of Trustees at the Chapin School in Princeton, NJ, from 1996-2008, and on the Finance Advisory Committee for Hopewell Township, NJ from 2005-2007. He has been active in coaching youth soccer and lacrosse in Hopewell Valley for over 13 years.
Bob was a policy advisor to Chris Christie since Chris announced his candidacy for Governor in February 2009. Bob assisted the Governor-Elect in shaping and drafting the Governor-Elect's Energy policy and Environmental policy, in addition to most other policy areas. Bob has also advised several other U.S. Senate, Congressional and Gubernatorial candidates in other elections in recent years, primarily in energy policy.
Mr. Martin has a BA in Economics and Sociology from Boston College (1979) and an MBA from The George Washington University (1982).
Bob was born and raised in Massachusetts. He and his, Brenda, have lived in Hopewell Township for over 14 years. They have three children, Andrew (24), Sara (21) and Caroline (12). Brenda is a teacher at the Cambridge School in Pennington, NJ.