Martin is a Lead Water & Sanitation Specialist who has worked at the World Bank for over two decades on the preparation and implementation of water, sanitation, urban development and related investment programs in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe. He currently leads the Bank’s ‘Citywide Inclusive Sanitation’ (CWIS) global initiative.

Martin graduated from the University of Leeds in the UK with a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering and went on to obtain his PhD at Leeds on the treatment of wastewater for safe effluent reuse in irrigation. Before joining the Bank, he worked for non-governmental organizations, engineering consultants and in academic research.