Martina Tortis

Martina Tortis
Universities UK
Former 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

Higher education: a diverse range of opportunities for everyone

8 May 2018
UUK's Dan Hurley on the wide range of opportunities higher education provides, and what the Office for Students can do to help universities make further progress on social mobility.

'Opportunity for everyone' shows how universities are opening their doors, but they must build on this for faster change

1 May 2018
On the launch of UUK's 'Opportunity for everyone' campaign, Chris Millward, the Director of Fair Access and Participation at the Office for Students, urges all universities to continue making progress.