After serving as an army officer and inspector in the Hong Kong Police, Howard Marshall started his career in financial services initially with large national and international firms before setting up his own business seven years ago. He is Vice Chair of Disability Action Yorkshire a charity that provides services that create opportunities for disabled people to live the lifestyle of their choosing.

Howard is instrumental in fundraising for Ataxia UK, and has taken part in a number of Big Bad Bike Rides, a bi-annual cycling event that has raised over £1,000,000 for Ataxia UK.