Martine's background is in voluntary and public sectors. She has over 18 years experience of externally funded and European projects and work within the Resources and Programmes Section of Manchester City Council. Martine is responsible for externally funded projects including future city and sustainability initiatives. Her focus is both programme management and content delivery. She has extensive experience of external funding and an understanding of working with a range of diverse organisations and international partners. She is a graduate of the Manchester Metropolitan University (Geography and Environmental Science), University of York (MSc Information Science) and is a Prince 2 Practitioner.