Ignacio Martin is the European Research and Development Manager of CIRCE  the Research Centre for Energy Resources and Consumption in Spain. Ignacio Martin specialises in developing research, development, and innovation projects in the field of energy and environment, particularly related to water. He also leads the European Innovation Action group focused on Ecosystem Services for Water for EIP-Water, which facilitates the development and uptake of innovative solutions to EU water challenges.

Ignacio Martin has broad public, private, and academic experience and expertise in research and development across Europe. This includes research and development work with the French National Research Council, and an extensive record managing innovation and research and development projects in the field of energy and intensive industries at renowned research centres such as the  Spanish Technology Agency and the Spanish Ministry of Innovation.