Joshua Martin

Vice President, ideas42

Joshua B. Martin (2009-10 ESOC Research Specialist). Josh is currently a Vice President at ideas42, responsible for overseeing behavioral science intervention programs in diverse fields from domestic financial aid reform to international livelihoods programs. Josh went directly from ESOC to a MPP program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Josh has held posts as a policy advisor in Côte d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Planning and Development and at Cordoba Initiative, and he has had consulting roles at the World Bank, USAID, the National Democratic Institute, and others. His interests include cash transfer programs, financial inclusion, moral finance, conflict dynamics, corruption, political decision-making, and sports both outdoor and indoor. Josh has a masters from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and speaks Arabic and French.