Martin Miles is the Chief Financial Officer of the British Heart Foundation (BHF), having joined the charity and sector in November 2014. He sits on the Executive Board of the BHF and chairs the charity’s Operations Board. He has executive responsibility across the Finance, Risk, Legal, Operational Planning and Procurement teams. Prior to joining the BHF, Martin gained significant experience in the retail sector, as Finance Director of Waterstones and in various senior finance roles at HMV Group plc. At HMV he worked on the floatation of the group, and subsequently had responsibility for corporate treasury, leading a number of successful debt refinancing programmes. Martin has also gained significant knowledge of corporate activity and management, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and spending ten years with the firm in Southampton, Kuala Lumpur and Windsor.