Mr. John Martin - Consultant
John Martin is currently the Chair of the Government’s Labour Market Advisory Council. He was Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD from 2000 to early 2013; his brief as Director also covered OECD work on health and international migration. John Martin joined the OECD in 1977 and held many posts in the Organisation during his 36-year stint including in the Economics Department. Other professional responsibilities include being: a Research Fellow of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn; an Adjunct Research Fellow, UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy; a member of the French Prime Minister’s “Conseil d’orientation pour l’emploi” from 2005 to January 2017; a member of the ESRI Council. He taught economics at universities in Dublin, Oxford, Buckingham and Paris. He holds an MA from UCD and an MPhil from Oxford.