Martyn, whose home club is Old Penarthians, joined London Welsh in 1984 and has been involved as a player and administrator there for nearly thirty years, currently as a Director of the Club. He is Chairman of the Welsh Exiles and sits on the Game Policy and Audit Committees of the Welsh Rugby Union. Martyn is also a benefactor of Glamorgan CCC, a trustee of the rugby related charity, Touraid, and Chair of the Tom Maynard Trust.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants having qualified with PwC (then Coopers Lybrand) in 1984.
Speaking of joining the Board Martyn Ryan said,
“I’m looking forward to meeting up with the board and am delighted to being involved with Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC.
“This is a personal investment and I’m pleased to be able to put something back into rugby in my home town.”