European Commission, Research & Innovation Directorate General, Clean Planet Directorate, Ecological & social transition Unit
Philippe Martin puts his creativity at the service of society and the environment. Phil currently leads the Social Innovation Matrix, with the twin objectives of solving societal problems by empowering people and communities with R&I and enriching R&I and increasing its societal relevance, global impact, and public acceptance by engaging people and communities. His achievements span finance, technical, non-technical, and social innovation, risk assessment, and climate science. Phil earned an MBA from ESSEC in Paris in Behavioral Economics and Negotiation Analysis, a DEA in Energy Economics and Geopolitics from the University of Paris and the French Nuclear Commission and, as a Fulbright Scholar, an MS and a PhD in Energy and Resources from the University of California at Berkeley. He wrote his PhD thesis on climate/vegetation interactions at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, CO, USA.