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Dr. Martin Porter

Executive Director

Dr. Martin Porter is the Executive Director for EU affairs and Industrial Innovation of the European Climate Foundation and a member of the organisation’s Executive Management Team (EMT), with particular responsibilities for ECF’s EU strategy and engagement activities. He also leads the new Industrial Innovation for Competitiveness initiative (i24c), which works in partnership with business, political and civil society leaders to play a thought-leadership role on how Europe can best secure competitive advantage in the transition to a new economy.

Martin brings two decades of extensive experience in EU affairs and consulting to the ECF. He is a co-founder of Brussels’ first ‘think-do tank’, The Centre, a Senior Associate for the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and joined the ECF from Edelman, where he was Chair of the European Public Affairs Practice and General Manager of the Brussels office.