Dr Chris Martin

Chris is a playworker, writer, researcher, and playwork activist. He was recently awarded his PhD, examining intra-actions between children and mobile digital technology in outdoor play. He is a Postgraduate Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and has published and delivered academic and professional papers in the UK and internationally. He also works face-to-face at Tiverton Adventure Playground. Chris was the main writer and project lead for the UK Play and Playwork Education and Skills Strategy 2011–2016; facilitated the All Party Parliamentary Group on Play; and was National Playwork Convenor for the Community, Youth, and Playworker’s Section of Unite the Union.


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