Focus Areas:
Diversity, Inclusion & Equality
Performance & Mindset
Risk Management & Decision Making

Charlie Martin

Charlie Martin is a British racing driver and LGBTQ+ activist, she has raced successfully in multiple disciplines including single seaters, prototypes and GT cars.

In 2020 she made LGBTQ+ history as the first ever transgender driver to compete in the ADAC TOTAL 24hr Nürburgring-Rennen, where she finished 4th in class racing a BMW M240i. In 2021 she finished 3rd in the Praga class of the Britcar Endurance Championship.

Her ambition is to make LGBTQ+ history by competing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. She has overcome huge adversity since transitioning mid way through her career, and works with leading LGBTQ+ charities Stonewall (Sports Champion), Mermaids (Patron) and Athlete Ally (ambassador) to improve visibility, acceptance and inclusion in motorsport.

Charlie has featured in Vogue Magazine (July 21) and was listed in the Vogue 25, a cele- bration of inspiring women shaping the World in 2021 and beyond. She was also in- cluded in the Pride Power list, OUT Magazine 100 & Attitude 101.

She is a professional public speaker and works regularly with large organisations to help them improve their commitment to diversity and inclusion. Clients include Google, Microsoft, Adidas, AON, O2, GSK, ASOS, Heycar & BMW.

Category: Performance