Mauro Martini is the Senior Technical Specialist – Remittances, Migration and Development, of the Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR), a multi-donor fund aimed at promoting innovative remittance models and migrants’ investments for development. Martini provides strategic, planning and programme support on the topics of remittances, migration and development to the FFR and IFAD divisions, and liaises with donors, promoting new partnerships and resource mobilization.
Before joining the Fund in 2013, Martini served the European Commission as Programme Manager on migration and asylum, contributing to the annual action plans and policies, and the implementation of its portfolio of programmes and projects worldwide.
He then joined the International Organization for Migration as Policy and Programme Analyst, and was also in charge of resource mobilization.
Previously, Martini was Policy Adviser of the Secretary-General at EMF.
Martini holds a Bachelor’s Degree on Contemporary History and a Master’s degree on Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid from the University of Bologna, Italy.