Researcher in Corporate Governance, University of Technology Sydney

While obtaining a cum laude master’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in archaeology from the University of Amsterdam, Martijn specialised in studying gender aspects of contemporary and past societies. Professionally, throughout his career with Greenpeace International in Amsterdam, his greatest interest has been the socio-economic factors of global campaign work. In Sydney, he currently works as a researcher at the Centre for Corporate Governance of the University of Technology Sydney, which aims to align the interests of individuals, corporations and society. In addition Martijn works for Catalyst Australia, a progressive policy institute and think tank, which works closely with trade unions, non-governmental organisations and academics to promote policy solutions for some of today’s most pressing social and economic issues. His doctoral research focuses on business ethics in global value chains.


  • 2012–present
    Researcher, Catalyst Australia
  • 2012–present
    Researcher in Corporate Governance, University of Technology, Sydney


  • 2010 
    University of Amsterdam, MSc Sociology (Hons)
  • 2008 
    University of Amsterdam, MA Archaeology