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

Five things the university funding review must do

19 February 2018
Today, the Prime Minister launched the government's review of post-18 education and funding in England. UUK's Deputy Director of Policy Julie Tam sets out five things the review must do.

Understanding student suicide

16 February 2018
John de Pury, UUK's policy lead on mental health, discusses the issue of student suicide, including suicide prevention and response.