Iván Martín is economist. At GRITIM, he teaches a course on International Labour Migration Policies compared in the Master in Migration Studies.
Between 2013 and 2016 he was Part-time Professor at the Migration Policy Centre (MPC) of the European University Institute in Florence, as well as member of the Expert Group on Economic Migration of the European Commission and Key Expert on Labour Migration providing External Technical Expertise on Migration to DG DEVCO of the European Commission (ETEM V Project). In 2016, he coordinated the MPC study “From refugees to workers. Mapping Labour Market Integration Support Measures for Asylum-seekers and Refugees in EU Member States”. In 2015 and 2016, he coordinated two MPC studies for the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament on EU labour migration policy.
Formerly, he has been Senior Research Fellow at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs-CIDOB (2014), where he was the scientific coordinator of a FP-7 project on Arab Youth; Associate Research Fellow at the Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales in Madrid (2008-2013); Research Administrator at the College of Europe, Natolin Campus, Poland (2010-2011); Director of the Socio-Economic Forum of Casa Árabe (Arab House) and its International Institute for Arab and Muslim World Studies in Spain (2006-2008); and Adjunct Professor at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2002-2006). He has coordinated several international research projects and since 2010 he has worked as consultant and trainer on labour migration, youth employment and migration and development in Southern Mediterranean Countries, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America for the International Organization for Migration, the International Labour Organization, the European Commission (DG DEVCO and EU Delegation in Morocco), the European Training Foundation, the Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures, the EuroMed Migration project and the Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat, as well as AECID and the Swiss Development Cooperation.