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Martin Koehring

Senior Manager, Sustainability, Climate Change and Natural Resources
Economist Impact

Martin Koehring is the head of The Economist Group’s World Ocean Initiative, inspiring bold thinking, new partnerships and the most effective action to build a sustainable ocean economy. He also leads The Economist Intelligence Unit’s policy and thought leadership work on sustainability, climate change and natural resources in the EMEA region.


He is a member of the Advisory Committee for the UN Environment Programme’s Global Environment Outlook for Business and is a faculty member in the Food & Sustainability Certificate Program provided by the European Institute for Innovation and Sustainability.


His previous roles at the EIU, where he has been since 2011, include managing editor, global health lead and Europe editor.


He earned a bachelor of economic and social studies in international relations from Aberystwyth University and a master’s degree in international relations from the College of Europe.