Martin Koehring is a managing editor at The Economist Intelligence Unit's thought leadership division. He is also global editorial lead for the healthcare sector and has led major research projects in healthcare, for example on global cancer survivorship, chronic diseases in developing countries, tackling obesity, the policy response to diabetes and value-based healthcare. Moreover, he has overseen research in other areas, such as financial services, economic development and sustainability.
Before joining The EIU's thought leadership team in 2014 he was Europe editor in The EIU's Country Analysis team, covering politics, economics and industry trends in Western Europe. In addition to English and his native German, he also speaks Dutch, French and Italian. Prior to joining The EIU in 2011, Martin worked as a senior economist at the business intelligence provider Dun & Bradstreet.
Martin earned a bachelor of economic and social studies in international relations (First Class Honors) from Aberystwyth University and a master’s degree in EU international relations and diplomacy studies from the College of Europe. He also studied macroeconomics, international economics and global health policy at the University of London.
Martin is an experienced public speaker. He has presented EIU research to audiences across the globe, for example in Brussels (on obesity in Europe), in Bucharest (on tuberculosis in Romania) and Belgrade (on modernising healthcare systems in the Balkan countries). He is also experienced in chairing events, for example roundtables on disruption in the healthcare sector and building a new ecosystem of care.