Martina Tortis

Martina Tortis
Universities UK
Policy Analyst

​Martina is a Policy Analyst, who looks after Universities UK's evidence base on research and postgraduate research training policy;  innovation and growth; and funding and sustainability.

Before joining us in August 2013, Martina held various positions in international relations, digital policies and economic development and labour market analysis in a number of EU institutions and policy research, consultancy and advocacy organisations in Brussels and London. 

Martina holds a BSc in International Economics from Bocconi University in Milan, and an MSc in Public Services Policy and Management from King's College London, where she is also studying, part-time, on a PhD project. This is focussing on the dynamics of business-university cooperation on basic research and development programmes.

Blog

What the British public really think about international students

13 April 2017
Karmjit Kaur, Head of Political Affairs at Universities UK, discusses the British public's perception of international students as an asset to the UK, and explains why international students should not be included in a net migration target.