Martin Owen
lecturer, Exeter College; founder, Exeter Salon

Martin is a lecturer of English literature and critical thinking and also academic staff governor at Exeter College. He also runs the College Debating Society which competes in five National competitions, including Debating Matters, in which the college team made the National Finals in 2016.

Prior to joining Exeter College, Martin taught in both secondary and further education in the UK and New Zealand.

In 2017 Martin established the Exeter Salon, affiliated to the IoI, to promote public debate of important topical issues in Exeter and the South West.