Michael Martins joined the Institute of Directors in October 2014 as an Economic Analyst, before being promoted to Economist in January 2015. He works on a wide range of macroeconomic subjects and develops new policy and thought leadership.
Prior to joining the IoD, Michael worked at the United Nations Development Programme’s Istanbul International Centre for Private Sector in Development in Istanbul, Turkey, at the UK House of Commons in Mark Hunter MP’s office, for Congressman Admiral Joseph Sestak in Philadelphia, USA, for Martha Hall Findlay MP in Toronto, Canada, and for Toronto’s Mayor, John Tory.
Michael has an MSc from the London School of Economics and an MA and a BA (Hons.) from York University in his native Toronto, Canada.