Head of Strategy and Impact Unit
Márton Herczeg is the Head of the Strategy and Impact Unit, leading several strategic initiatives and actions enhancing the impact of the EIT.
Márton joined the EIT in April 2016 as Programme Officer to manage the partnership between EIT Headquarters and EIT RawMaterials until being appointed Head of the newly created Strategy and Impact Unit from January 2018.
Prior to joining the EIT, Márton was Head of EU and International Consulting with the Copenhagen Resource Institute (now part of NIRAS Gruppen A/S) in Denmark for more than eight years, where he led teams involved in strategic planning and solutions for better policy applications for clients, including several European Commission Directorate Generals, the European Environment Agency, the Nordic Council of Ministers, and various Danish Ministries.
He began his carrier at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) as researcher and lecturer while also managing projects at non-governmental and private organisations..
Márton has over 15 years of experience advising EU and national policymakers and other decision makers on science and evidence-based strategies, initiatives and policies on sustainable management of natural resources and waste, eco-innovation, resource efficiency and productivity. He also has eight years of experience as a university lecturer in environmental management and economics, environmental performance evaluation, and sustainable resource management.
He is author and co-author of more than 70 publications, including several analytical papers, policy reports and briefs, research reports, books and articles in professional journals.
Márton holds an MSc in Bioengineering and a PhD in Economics and Management from BME.