Martin is the Director of the public affairs division in Q4PR and a founder partner of the company. Acknowledged as one of Ireland’s leading communications campaign strategists, Martin works with a wide range of public and private sector clients. An integral part of Martin’s work with his clients is ongoing strategic counsel and issues management.
In public information and public affairs campaigns Martin has extensive experience of:
- Developing campaigns from scratch
- Commissioning and directing market research
- Designing bespoke campaigns to meet the needs of the client, and
- Ensuring successful management of all the organisational, media and stakeholder engagement required by each campaign.
In 2003 Martin was a Fellow at the Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government in Harvard, where he designed and taught a course on the European integration process. He has a BA Hons in French and English from UCD and a Masters in European Social Policy Analysis, following studies in NUI Maynooth, Bath and Tilburg.
Martin is a former member of the board of Culture Ireland, the state body with responsibility for the global promotion of Irish cultural endeavour. He is a board member of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce and Temple Bar Gallery and Studios. He is a former member of Seanad Eireann.