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

Funders and universities must work together to build international partnerships

15 March 2017
Ahead of UUK's International Higher Education Forum, Ed Whiting from Wellcome Trust discusses the importance of global research partnerships.

We must not deter international students from studying in the UK

10 March 2017
Professor Robert Allison, Vice-Chancellor and President, Loughborough University, discusses the importance of encouraging international students to come to the UK.