Martijn is a lecturer in the Management Discipline Group at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). He has worked as a researcher and casual academic at UTS since 2012. He is a member of the Centre for Business and Social Innovation at UTS, which aims to align the interests of individuals, corporations and society. His areas of interest include corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, labour standards, employment relations, multistakeholder initiatives and social sustainability in supply chains. Martijn has extensively published on these topics. His doctoral research focuses on business ethics in global supply chains.

Martijn has been active in the trade union movement since 2012, when he joined Catalyst Australia, a progressive policy institute and think tank, which worked closely with trade unions, non-governmental organisations and academics to promote policy solutions for pressing social and economic issues. He has also worked as a researcher for United Voice, a trade union that represents over 120,000 Australian workers in various industries. Previously, throughout his seven year career with Greenpeace International in Amsterdam, his interest has been the socio-economic impact of global campaign work by civil society organisations.


  • 2017–present
    Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2016–2017
    Researcher, United Voice
  • 2012–2017
    Researcher, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2012–2016
    Researcher, Catalyst Australia


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