Martin Johnstone (@MartinJohnston8)

Martin is the Secretary of the Church of Scotland’s Church & Society Council, facilitating its social and political engagement across Scottish society. Previously he was Priority Areas Secretary, supporting the Church’s work in its poorest 68 neighborhoods. He helped to establish Faith in Community Scotland and Scotland’s Poverty Truth Commission and is involved in a range of agencies committed to tackling poverty and inequality. Martin is deliberately hopeful and passionate about the people who struggle against poverty being in the driving seat of the movement to overcome it. He acts as an adviser to the trustees.