Dr David E Martin

Executive Director Innovation and Transformation, and Director of the Centre of Applied Innovation, Melbourne Polytechnic

Dr David E Martin

Executive Director Innovation and Transformation, and Director of the Centre of Applied Innovation, Melbourne Polytechnic

Biography

Dr David E Martin is the Executive Director Innovation and Transformation, and Director of the Centre of Applied Innovation, Melbourne Polytechnic. He is a globally recognised futurist and expert in innovation finance, trade, and intangible asset finance, whose work on ethical engagement and stewardship of community and commons-based value interests is at the forefront of global financial innovation.

Dr Martin is the founder and Chairman of M•CAM Inc., the international leader in innovation finance, trade, and intangible asset finance. He is the developer of the first innovation-based quantitative index of public equities and is the Managing Partner of the Purple Bridge Funds. He is the creator of the world’s first quantitative public equity index – the CNBC IQ100 powered by M•CAM.

Dr Martin is also a Batten Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. He served as Chair of Economic Innovation for the UN-affiliated Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Organization and has served as an advisor to numerous Central Banks, global economic forums, the World Bank and International Finance Corporation, and national governments