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

A-level results day and Clearing 2019: reasons to be cheerful

12 August 2019
As A-level results day approaches, UUK’s Daniel Wake looks at recent trends in university admissions, and provides some final information to applicants, who for the first time can choose to put themselves into ‘Clearing’.

Higher education policy priorities for the new prime minister

31 July 2019
UUK's Karmjit Kaur on how new Prime Minister Boris Johnson can can help maximise the role of universities for both his domestic and global ambitions.